A substantial number of hours in the timetable, and ample opportunity after school, are dedicated to encouraging children to explore the world of creative arts.
Time spent on music, drama, dance and painting is time well spent. The pleasure in doing and the satisfaction of achievement not only tap a student's creativity and originality, but also encourage concentration, patience, commitment and teamwork.
Regular sessions of drama and the hours of rehearsal help a child understand his / her responses to different situations, rather than necessarily making an actor of him / her. Similarly, painting will help him / her learn to observe different forms and shades of colour, rather than producing a great artist.
Specialist teachers for these subjects, working in the areas designed for their activities, ensure that the pleasures and rewards of creative work complement academic study.
The non-sporting activities offered by the school include