Fort Street High School

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Creative arts

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Fort Street High School has a wide range of creative & performing arts programs that support student learning and enhance social and personal development. These operate as part of the extended before and after school timetable and are designed to complement the curriculum by enriching the core learning experiences for students. All activities undertaken are listed on student reports.

Art Studio

Art Studio offers passionate art students the opportunity to work on developing their art. These sessions are held after school and focus on a variety of art mediums.

The Art Studio is open to all students in Years 7-10 and offers two sessions and focuses on a variety of art mediums.

Art Studio 1 is for more confident artists and is held in K21 on Monday afternoons form 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  This session is open to students from 7-10 and costs $30 per student.

Art Studio 2 is for beginner artists and is held in K22 on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30-4:30 pm. There is no cost for Art Studio 2 and it is open to students in 7-10.

Contact: Ms Carolyn Mattick
Creative and Performing Arts
Rowe Staffroom

Drama Club

Drama Club is open to Year 7 and 8 students and will challenge these students to think imaginatively about how they can create new worlds, characters and mood without relying on overly complex setting, props or costumes. The students work with short scripts and script excerpts and learn to bring those scripts to life by transforming themselves and their space into the characters and worlds of the play.

Drama Club meets every Wednesday morning at 7.45am in R1, there is no cost for this club.


Theatresports is a program offered to drama students in Years 8 – 12. The students focus on developing improvisation skills which help create problem solving and spontaneity. They learn a variety of Theatresports games, and to compete against each other in a supportive environment. Students also have the opportunity to be selected for representative teams that compete in external Theatresports competitions.

Contact: Ms Rae Spratt
Creative and Performing Arts
Rowe Staffroom

Senior Drama Production

Year 11 drama students are involved in the development and performance of a full-scale drama production. Opportunities are available for students to direct, perform or work on a production team and provides the opportunity for these students to have the real-world experience of producing a play. At times this opportunity may be opened up to Year 10 students.

Contact: Ms Carolyn Mattick
Head Teacher
Creative and Performing Arts (Rowe Staffroom)