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.
*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 www.ibo.org <http://www.ibo.org/>
**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.