Arts Core programming incorporates the visual and performing arts into everyday learning. Students explore their creativity and self-expression through art, music, dance and drama.
Develop artistic and academic skills
Explore and communicate thoughts, feelings and ideas using a variety of art forms
Improved understanding of art, music, drama and dance theory and technique
Development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
Improved ability to apply knowledge and skills from one subject area to other areas
Access to a wide range of artistic tools and processes
Respect for individual, cultural and artistic diversity
Awareness and appreciation of the arts
Instruction that incorporates the arts into language arts, math, science and social studies
Additional study of the arts, music, drama and dance provided in individual classes
Use of the arts to articulate understanding of learning outcomes
Taking risks and exploring personal challenges in a safe environment
Opportunities to respond to, create and present works of art through performances and events
Guest speakers, artist-in-residence, arts-related field trips and involvement of the local arts community
All students in Kindergarten to Grade 9 are welcome to enrol. For more information about eligibility, contact a school offering Arts Core.
All Edmonton Public Schools programming is based on curriculum determined by Alberta Education. Students enrolled in Arts Core will receive the same high-quality education offered in all of our programs.
Some yellow busing options are available. For more information about busing, contact a school offering the program or call Student Transportation at 780-429-8585.
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Edmonton Public Schools
Centre for Education
1 Kingsway NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5H 4G9 780-429-8000