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Enhanced Art Programme

Description

The Enhanced Art Programme (EAP) at St. Andrew’s Secondary School is offered to students interested in furthering their love for Art and Design. Initiated by MOE, EAP aims to nurture students' interest and talent in Art and Design. It provides a rich environment for students passionate about the arts and who want to pursue a career in this field. 

Details

Students are exposed to a wide variety of art forms and practices, to build a strong foundation in the Arts, nurture their creativity and sharpen their technical skills.

The EAP at St Andrew’s Secondary includes the following facets / activities:
  • Study of Visual Arts (SOVA) - Art theory, response and appreciation
  • Digital Imaging (Adobe Photoshop)
  • Digital Photography
  • Digital 3D Modelling (Cinema 4D/ Prodesktop)
  • Digital Animation (Cinema 4D)
  • Field trips, including visits to art venues in Singapore/ Overseas Trips [Upper Secondary]

Study of Visual Arts (SOVA):
The SOVA programme engages students in active conversation and facilitate written reflections about art and artists. Interested boys may opt for SOVA as part of their Art ‘O’ Level assessment. 

Digital Image Editing:
All Art Students are exposed to basic digital image editing using software such as Adobe Photoshop. Students fine-tune and edit images digitally, developing visual presentation skills. Through this process they learn and apply the Elements of Art and Principles of Design. 

Photography:
All Art Students are introduced to fundamentals of photography, including Elements of Art and Composition Skill; and Aperture, Shutter Speed and Exposure. The programme enhances students' sensitivity to their surroundings.  

Animation:
Animation involves drawing, visualisation, modelling, physics, research and imagination skills. At the Tan Lye Whatt animation lab, students experiment with Adobe Master Collection and Cinema 4D Program.

Collaboration with External Partners:
  • MOE SDCD, Art Unit
  • Visual and Performing Arts, National Institute of Education (VPA, NIE)
  • Potong Pasir Community Centre


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