Year 8 Comics and Gaming Design

This fun course gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in comic book and/or gaming design. Students are coached and mentored by their teacher throughout the course. They don’t need to be good at drawing to select this subject, a range of skills will be taught to build student confidence in creating comics and gaming characters.

Prerequisite: Nil

Pathway: Year 9 Visual Art, Year 9 Graphics or Year 9 Gaming Design and Graphics.

Year 8 Film and Photography

In Year 8, students build on media concepts from previous years to include new and emerging media technologies. Students are expected to work within, or across, the following media in each year level: film, television, photography, print media or online media.

Prerequisite: Nil

Pathway: Year 9 Film and Photography.

Year 8 Animation and Special Effects

Animation and Special Effects is a fun course that develops creative skills. The course focuses on teaching students how to create visual tricks and illusions used within popular films as well as how to create animations. Students will use a range of software to explore these techniques. Students will also learn how to create special effects through the use of model making and make up techniques. Teachers will mentor students through creative skill development.

Prerequisite: Nil

Pathway: Year 9 Visual Art, Year 9 Gaming Design and Graphics, Year 9 Graphics or Year 9 Film and Photography.

Year 8 Passion Project

Do you have a passion for something you don’t find in regular classes, a project or an idea? Would you like to engage in your own project, where teachers colloaborate and mentor as you work on your passion? Passion Project helps you develop your idea ready for presentation. Find out more about the program here

Prerequisite: Nil

Pathway: Year 9 Passion Project and/or any Creative Technology course.

Year 8 Graphics

This fun course gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a range of graphic design projects. Students are coached and mentored by their teacher throughout the course. They don’t need to be good at drawing to select this subject. A range of skills will be taught to build student confidence in creating posters, logo’s, sticker designs and various merchandise.

Prerequisite: Nil

Pathway: Year 9 Graphics, Year 9 Gaming Design and Graphics or Year 9 Visual Art.