Year 10 Art

Course Description

This course is for students that wish to explore a range of creative art making processes and ideas. Learners will be working with different materials throughout the year to learn new techniques and express themselves through their art works.

Learners will be working in the art department with specialist teachers to create digital and practical artworks. Some of the skills covered in this course are Digital Photography, Photoshop, Illustration, Clay Sculpture, Stop Motion Animation, Character Drawing (Manga and Fantasy), Painting and Printmaking.

Year 10 Art offers Level 1 NCEA credits, so learners can get a head start on their Level 1 Certificate.

This is an exciting course that caters for students individual ideas and leads to Level 1, 2 and 3 NCEA courses that are University Approved and eligible for course endorsements and scholarships. 

The graduate vision statement for Visual Arts Students is “I am an artist and critical thinker, able to work collaboratively and develop innovative visual ideas in the creation of quality creative products.”

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need their own stationary - Pencil, Eraser, Ruler. All other materials such as clay and paint are provided by the Art Department.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90917 v3
Visual Arts 1.5 - Produce a finished work that demonstrates skills appropriate to cultural conventions
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 4
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0


Any information, costs or standards may change.

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