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Irrawang High School

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Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA)

In creative arts, students discover a variety of art forms through a study of dance, drama, music and visual arts.

Studying the creative arts, students learn to appreciate, compose, listen, make and perform. Each art form has its own unique knowledge and skills, elements or concepts as well as a capacity to inspire and enrich lives.

Students must study 100 hours of both music and visual arts during Years 7 to 10. They also have an opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills in other art forms through elective subjects. Students can then select from a range of courses in Years 11 to 12.


  1. Head Teacher - Adele Robinson
  2. Kassandra Bangle
  3. Ian Massey
  4. Lexi Peterson
  5. Meagan Rembarz
  6. Grant Wyllie

All subjects running

  1. HSC Dance
  2. HSC Drama
  3. HSC Music 1
  4. HSC Photograpy and Digital Media
  5. HSC Visual Arts
  6. Year 11 Dance
  7. Year 11 Drama
  8. Year 11 Music 1
  9. Year 11 Photography and Digital Media
  10. Year 11 Visual Arts
  11. Stage 5 Dance
  12. Stage 5 Drama
  13. Stage 5 Music
  14. Stage 5 Photograhpy and Digital Media
  15. Stage 5 Visual Arts
  16. Stage 4 Year 8 Elective: Dance
  17. Stage 4 Year 8 Elective: Drama
  18. Stage 4 Year 8 Elective: Music
  19. Stage 4 Music
  20. Stage 4 Visual Arts

The Creative and Performing Arts Faculty [CAPA] at Irrawang High School [IHS] comprises of Dance, Drama, Music, Photography and Digital Media and Visual Arts, with highly experienced, dedicated, and innovative teachers whom provide opportunities for students to develop their expressive and creative potential.

The ethos of IHS CAPA is that every student has an opportunity to succeed as 21st Century learners through; collaboration, digital literacy, critical thinking, and problem-solving that will assist students to thrive in today's world.

We value strong positive relationships and shared and individual responsibility to achieve this at a school, community, regional, state and national level.


  • ANNUAL: Anzac Day / Art Exhibition / CAPA Excursions / CAPA Night / CAPA Tour / Dance Festivals / DramaWorks / Education Week Celebrations / Musical Theatre / SHOWCASE / Stage 6 CAPA Expo / Theatre Sports Challenge
  • DANCE ENSEMBLES: Senior / Intermediate /  Junior  and Tap
  • DRAMA ENSEMBLES: Senior / Junior  and Circus Skills
  • DRUM CORPS: Senior / Junior
  • VOCAL ENSEMBLES:  Senior / Junior
  • STARSTUCK OPPORTUNITIES: Dance / Drama / Music / Vocal