At Summit we believe the creative arts allow students to discover who they are and gain self-confidence along the way.
"Every child is an artist." - Pablo Picasso
The focus of the art program is on expressive art activities used purely as a way for students to explore, create, discover, and express their feelings and ideas. Through expressive art-making, student artists can experience a variety of media and materials as a means of finding ways to interpret their experiences. The art program provides exposure to various art techniques, styles, movements, and famous artists from both past and present inspiring each student to see that he or she is an artist with his or her own individual ideas.
Summit Art Gallery
"Where words fail, music speaks." - Hans Christian Andersen
The students get the opportunity to participate in activities that feature exploration on a range of instruments, musical interpretation using a variety of musical styles, singing songs, dancing and learning through movement, composing and recording, and creating and exploring through play. The music department often highlights the students in showcase and concert settings and occasionally goes into the community to learn about sound outside the school!
Music Teacher / Department Head
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"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." - Martha Graham
By using improvisation technique, incorporated into dance choreography, students have the opportunity to express themselves in a non verbal and creative manner. Students are exposed to various types of music and they explore the feeling and images it evokes in them, in addition to inspiring story lines that we can explore together. Using movement and choreography, in an amusing and stimulating environment, students build their attention skills, their ability to take direction, their self-confidence and have the opportunity to interact with each other, both in a verbal and non verbal way.
DANCE SPECIAL PROGRAM: Circus Outing
DANCE SPECIAL PROGRAM: Theatre Outing
"Remember, you're the one who can fill the world with sunshine." - Snow White
The media program seeks to take inspiration from the students’ own lives and expand them into a variety of projects using media and technology. Summit’s students tell their own stories in video, acting, or web-based projects that they write, storyboard, direct, and act in themselves. The media program also focusses on real issues facing our students and the different outlets of expression and communication that can be available to help them express and be heard.