The Arts

The Arts Faculty at JTC use a project based student directed learning model that gives participants opportunities to create and express ideas through visual media and performance.

John Tonkin College offers the following subjects with in the Arts.

  • Drama
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Visual arts.and refine new and existing skills and are encouraged to think creatively using the 21st century skills of communication, collaboration and critical thinking.

Students discover, experiment and refine new and existing skills and are encouraged to think creatively using the 21st century skills of communication, collaboration and critical thinking.

Learning Opportunities

Students of The Arts at JTC have the opportunity to participate in many extra-curricular events. The Arts faculty encourages students to showcase the high quality artworks they create and participate in. Opportunities for students to exhibit in The Arts disciplines may include school or community performances, competitions, JTC promotional material and collections.

We are lucky to have specialist teachers who are passionate about the arts working with us. This means they are dedicated to inspiring students and providing real world and meaningful learning opportunities.

Key Excursions / Incursions, Workshops & Community Engagement

  • Local Artist Incursion / Workshop
  • Professional Photographer Workshops
  • North Metro Tafe Open Day Excursion
  • The Arts Annual Exhibition
  • Iluka Exhibition & Awards Bunbury
  • Young Artist Perspectives Exhibition Mandurah
  • Yohfest
  • Community Projects: Murdoch University & Mandurah City Council

“Being a teacher of Photography at JTC is one of the most rewarding experiences I have had the pleasure of being a part of. I am passionate about photography and sharing my knowledge with students, photography gives students the opportunity to tell their story and express their feelings through pictures”

Annette James Photography Teacher