Primary Arts
ISA offers weekly, one-hour specialist Art classes for PYP students. In the Visual Arts, students explore two and three-dimensional forms within a variety of medias such as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Photography. They learn both technical and material practice in conjunction with the study of Artists and Artworks.
Students keep a Visual Arts Process Journal in which they experiment and develop their understanding of the elements of art – Line, Form, Tone, Colour, Texture and Space. Subject matter is varied and ranges from Portraiture, The Natural Environment, Man made Environments, Personal Identity, Living things,Appropriation of Artists, Artworks and Movements in the Art World. Students work on artworks which are individual and collaborative projects.

Middle Year Arts
ISA offers weekly two hours’specialist Art classes and design classes respectively from Years 6 – 9.
In the Visual Arts students are taught both two dimensional and three dimensional forms within a variety of mediums such as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking and Sculpture. They learn both technical and material practice in conjunction with the study of Artists and Artworks.
In Design, the areas of study are the Built Environments, Products and Information and Communications. These provide the situation or context for the design projects such as from Graphic Design, Interior Design, Textiles and Architecture. For each Design project,students develop a design folio as a document that provides ongoing evidence of the application of a design process and the specific technologies used in this process.

*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit <>

**Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.