Music & The Arts


Building Creativity

At AISM, your child can participate in music, drama, dance and visual arts activities. Engagement in quality arts education has positive effects on overall academic achievement, engagement in learning and development of empathy.

Music & The Arts Highlights At AISM

Visual Arts

Visual arts help develop self-confidence and encourage creativity among
our students, both crucial to their development.

Photography And
Digital Media Classes

Explore the art of photography in our immersive photography class. Learn to capture breathtaking moments, unleash your creativity, and master the technical aspects of photography. Develop your skills through hands-on practice and expert guidance, whether you’re a beginner or an enthusiast looking to enhance your photographic abilities.

Photography and Digital Media will be an elective subject for Year 11 and Year 12 students.


Junior School
Art Competition

Our Junior School holds its own art competition every year where the
winning art pieces are displayed in the school grounds for parents and
visitors to see.


Creative Arts Week

Organised by Middle and Senior School students, Creative Arts Week
celebrates the arts including visual arts, music, drama and photography.

Our students’ work will be showcased around the school –
demonstrating their efforts and talent.

Performing Arts

The performing arts play a major part in learning in our school, as they encourage
exploration and creativity – both important skills for success in the 21st century.

Years 7 To 8

Our Drama classes, conducted by specialist teachers, help
students develop performance, play building and creative
thinking skills. They will be exposed to a variety of historical and
contemporary theatrical styles and traditions, which gives them
valuable opportunities to experience and build skills in self-
expression and imagination.

Years 9 To 12

Senior students may elect drama as part of the Higher School
Certificate allowing them to continue studying in these areas at
a tertiary level. Some well-known plays that have been staged
at AISM, which include Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ and The
Brothers Grimm ‘Spectaculathon’.


Developing budding musicians — Our music lessons include music appreciation,
theory and opportunities for our students to perform and celebrate their skills.

Foundation to Year 5

Music lessons for Early Learning Centre up to Year 2 include
singing, movement and percussion instruments.

Students are given the skills and freedom to explore a range of
musical instruments. In Years 3 and 4, your child will join the
string program where they learn to play either violin or cello.

In Year 5, they can play in a band or orchestra, depending on
their interest.

Year 6 to 12

In Middle and Senior schools, students study music as a
curriculum subject.

They take study units such as film, music, world music,
Australian music and rock music. Students will compose,
perform and listen to music from a wide variety of style.

AISM Instrumental
Music Academy

Our Instrumental Music Academy provides your child with
individual tuition by professional tutors during school hours.
Your child can choose from:

WOODWIND – clarinet, flute, oboe, saxophone
STRING – violin, cello, double bass

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