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Visual and Performing Arts


Art has the role in education of helping children become like themselves instead of more like everyone else – sydney gurewitz clemens

The Arts are one of the core subjects at OIS for each and every child. We believe that it is through The Arts that children can express themselves in the best way possible. When taught at a young age, The Arts stimulate imagination, broadens horizons, builds critical thinking and enhances the creative mind. Learning through and about the arts enriches the experience of studying while at school as well as preparing students for life after school, and we fully embody this at OIS.

Throughout PYP, MYP and DP programmes, students are encouraged to push their creative boundaries and to challenge their abilities. They showcase their work, through exhibitions and in school performances. This encourages the students to have experiences of presentation, production and event organisation to prepare them for their careers in the future.

At OIS, the below disciplines are offered as stand alone subjects in The Art: