The Arts

At Horsham College a student is able to select Performing and Visual Art subjects from year 7 and see them through to VCE or VET.

A broad range of Visual and Performing Art subjects are offered to our students. Our courses were reviewed and re-written in 2016 in line with the Victorian Curriculum, which commenced in 2017, and the current VCE study designs.

A core program of Arts units is offered at year 7
Visual Arts: Art 2D & 3D, and Visual Communication & Design.
Performing Arts: Drama and Music.

We also offer instrumental music lessons in the following areas woodwind, brass, guitar and drums.
The annual school production provides students a showcase for their singing, dancing, performing.
The school band tours biannually in Victoria and is open to students studying instrumental music.

SEALP students 7-9 are offered after school extension programs in the Arts in Art, Music, Dance and Drama. Gifted students not in the SEALP stream may also apply to take part.

Years 8, 9 10 the Visual and Performing Arts are electives.
Visual Arts electives: Art painting & printmaking, Art sculpture, Photography, Visual Communication & Design.
Performing Art electives: Dance, Drama, Media Studies, Music Performance, Music Styles & Composition.

VCE units 1-4 and VET
Horsham College offers VCE Art, Studio Arts, Visual Communication & Design, Dance, Drama, Media Studies, Music Performance, Music Styles & Composition. VET Dance II, Media II, Visual Arts II.


Our facilities are becoming state of the art. We have a Performing Art Centre that includes a dance studio and a drama studio. We are also equipped with a senior Art space where students have the ability to explore a wide range of art styles and practices. We also have a photography darkroom and media studies room that also caters to digital photography and green screen. Music has a dedicated building with dedicated rehearsal spaces.