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Aesthetics

Vision & Goal

Vision

A St. Margaret's pupil who acquires literacy and appreciation of music and the visual arts.

Goal

Every pupil participates in a range of music-making and art-making experiences which develop literacy in the arts.



Department members


Ms Rafeeza Khaliq (HOD/Aesthetics)
Art Teachers: Music Teachers:
Mrs Fam Way LinMdm Esther James
Mr Pang Kok Siong
Mrs Chua Sue Ann
Ms Rafeeza Khaliq   Mdm Denise Cheong

Ms Christina Yong
Mrs Leong Hwee Khim




Art


The Art Department aims to nurture in pupils a love for the visual arts by developing their art-making skills and enabling them to creatively express their ideas in visual form. In understanding themselves and appreciating the diversity around them, pupils learn to create meaningful artworks.

Learning Experience Includes:

  • Drawing 
  • Mixed media art (paper making and collage) 
  • Painting (Acrylic and Watercolour)
  • Printmaking (Relief print, collagraph, foam print, lino print)
  • Photography
  • P6 Graduation Art Exhibition
  • Art recess activities Museum-based Learning (Singapore Biennale at Gilman Barracks)


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 Learning from peers  - P4 Foam printing in the Art room Art Recess activities
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 P4 Art Museum-based learning at STPI Outdoor sketching

























Use Of Sketchbooks

Starting 2016, all pupils are expected to use a sketchbook as part of their art experience. The sketchbooks serve as a platform for pupils to record information, generate ideas, explore different techniques and reflect.



Music


The Music Department aims to help pupils achieve a personal level of understanding, appreciation and passion for music. Every pupil will develop a background in music and musicianship that prepares them for individual and ensemble playing in school.

We provide curricular and enrichment opportunities for our pupils to learn at least three musical instruments, enhancing their musical experience.

Programme includes:


  • Guitar Digital Music
  • Handchimes
  • Recorder
  • Cajon
  • Music Theory
  • Music from Different Cultures and Folk-songs


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 Circle Time Activities Recorder playing

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Singing the Hello song Taking turns to lead a call-and-response song