The creative and performing arts (CAPA) faculty is committed to providing opportunities for all students to excel and experiment across a variety of artistic mediums including visual art, music, digital mediums, drama and dance. Students gain a range of theoretical knowledge and practical experience through each of the curriculum areas, using the creative arts as a vehicle for expressing themselves.
The school runs classes in the mandatory courses of visual arts and music stage 4 and offers elective classes in both visual arts and music in stage 5 and stage 6.
The music block has, in addition to two classrooms, 2 keyboard labs, 1 music computer room, 2 practise rooms and a variety of instruments available for students to utilise both during class time and at lunch.
The art rooms are well equipped, with a variety of art mediums available for students to explore and experiment. Other facilities include a black and white darkroom, digital photography equipment and facilities, ceramics facilities and a practical art studio space for senior students.
A variety of excursion opportunities run throughout the year. These include the Opera House, Seymour Centre, City Recital Hall and The Art Gallery of NSW.
Extra curricula ensembles run throughout the week in the music block including