Arts

At St James Lutheran College, the Arts are a valued part of students’ everyday life. 

We recognise that providing students with opportunities in the Arts enables them to: 

  • Strengthen problem-solving and critical thinking skills, which adds to their overall academic achievement and school success
  • Nurture College values
  • Stimulate and develop imagination and creative skills
  • Encourage team-building skills

Students in the Junior School and Middle School are provided with many opportunities to engage in the Arts by participating in:

  • Arts Fest Week and associated competitions and activities Dramatic Arts for Youth (DAFY) Club
  • Dance Groups School musicals and productions 
  • Junior School and Secondary School Choirs
  • Various Bands
  • Individual Music Tutorial in a range of instruments – brass, woodwind, strings, piano and voice.

Events and performances that showcase our students’ skills include:

  • Whale Festival
  • Local Arts competitions such as Mary Poppins Art Competition
  • Silk Cut Lino Award
  • Maryborough Show
  • Maryborough Eisteddfod
  • Performing with visiting schools concert bands, string ensembles etc
  • Chapel Services
  • Annual School Art and photography exhibitions
  • School Production
  • End of Year Christmas Performances e.g. Carols by Candlelight