Y4 Art + Drama students are considering options for Y5. Below is the presentation delivered a few weeks ago, with brief captions. Any questions? Please do speak to your relevant teacher – we are happy to advise and answer questions. Also browse our post in the Blog on Creative Careers and the IB’s pages on The Arts.

Opt into Group 6 to take IB Theatre or IB Visual Arts.
The English College offers fantastically resourced facilities and opportunities for both Visual Arts and Theatre.
In Group 6, these are the subjects we currently have on offer at ECP
Quote from the IB on Arts
These are some of the common questions we face from parents and students regarding uptake in the Arts. The Arts Faculty are delighted to bust these myths and offer sound advice on the benefits of creativity, innovation, confidence, and project management skills in the 21st century workplace.
Introducing Theatre…
4 weighted components in the course
Also on offer – opt into the LAMDA performance exam for extra credits
Last year’s IB performance – the performances are a superb opportunity to engage in acting, production design, technical aspects of theatre and project management.
Students have opportunities to work on productions in some of Prague’s most interesting theatre spaces. This is also an excellent opportunity to collaborate with IB Visual Artists.
A pandemic does not stop the productions: this year IB theatre produced an innovative virtual play, Fernando Pessoa’s timely masterpiece Disquiet.
Introducing IB Visual Arts!
3 components, with a large emphasis on personal practical work.
IB Visual Arts allows students to work in 2D, 3D and Lens/Screen; with plenty of opportunity for personal projects and diverse interests. Students are facilitated to explore and create in a variety of styles – both representational and abstract.
Ambitious exhibition pieces – created during last year’s lockdown
Examples of diverse, independent studio work. Lens based/ digital media is strongly encouraged at IB
Supporting work is presented in the Process Portfolio, a series of photographs, drawings, and experimental work evidencing the exploration of ideas toward refinement and completion
An example of a student who prefers to work digitally
The written element is a series of creative slides comparing select Artists or Designers on a theme of the students’ choosing
ECP subsribes to InThinking Visual Arts to further support Art Students – a wealth of material, online galleries, techniques, inspiration, and fascinating articles. Also an excellent resources on creating art via distance learning.
There are a range of opportunities to exhibit internally in school, online, and in prestigious external Prague locations; ECP has excellent connections with artists, designers and former students.
Serious about further study in the Arts beyond school? Experienced IB teachers at ECP are able to advise and support any student interest in pursuing a creative studies at top universities

Speak to your teacher if you want to know more!