Rutherford Technology High School

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The Creative and Performing Arts Faculty provide students with a variety of learning experiences through the study of Drama, Music, Photography, Visual Design and Visual Arts.

Studying the Creative and Performing Arts, students learn skills to develop and enrich their abilities and learn to appreciate, compose, listen, make and perform. 

Each individual art from has its own unique knowledge and skill set to develop.  Students will learn the Elements or Concepts to further inspire and enrich their lives.

Students are required to study 100 hours of Music and Visual Arts during Stage 4 (Year 7 & Year 8)

The elective Stage 5 course of : Music, Visual Arts, Drama and Photography students are required to complete 100 or 200 hours depending on course.

Students working to attain an ATAR have the opportunity to develop their skills in HSC courses: Drama, Visual Arts and Music 1. 

NON-ATAR board endorsed courses: Photography and Digital Media, Ceramics and Visual Design.


CAPA Activities:

At Rutherford Technology High School Creative and Performing Arts Faculty offers a wide range of learning experiences and extra-curricular activites including:


-Drama Ensemble

-Targeted CAPA Elective

-Annual MADD Showcase and Roadshow

-School Concert Band

-Rock Band

-Bi-annual School Musical

-Arty Bald Portrait Prize

-Courtyard Concerts



CAPA Faculty Staff 2024

Ms Loretta Hornery (Head Teacher)


   Mr Chris Baird

   Mr Christopher Danvers

   Mr Brad Delforce



    Mr Mitchell Edwards

    Mr Matthew Fean        

    Ms Monique Prosser    

    Ms Erin Sharp