CyberARTS is an enriched environment that combines studies in traditional arts and new media.
Our student driven, project-based curriculum develops artistic and academic skills while encouraging self-esteem, independent work habits and creative / critical thinking. The four-year program is integrated with Ontario Secondary School Diploma requirements. Projects are both cooperative and independent, involving Foundation Arts, Desktop Publishing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Multimedia, Film, Photography and Animation.
There is a focus on artistic expression with knowledge of design and technical experience. The curriculum is designed to maximize student potential and develop their entrepreneurial spirit through a variety of expanded opportunities.
Grade 9 students reach ahead taking grade 10 credits in Visual and Media arts.
Grade 10 students take Communications Technology and reach ahead to grade 11 in Visual Arts.
Grade 11 students have the option of taking grade 12 Visual Arts (University / College Preparation).
Grade 12 students have the option of taking two, or four, credit Cyber Co-op. They gain valuable experience in Creative Industries that include Film, Graphic Design, Web Design, Medical Illustration and more.
New for 2021-22
The Animation School of Excellence
The Cyber lab has been upgraded with new drawing tablets and Toon Boom Harmony 21; software designed for Film, TV and Video Game Animation. It is used by studios, such as DreamWorks, Time Warner, Disney, Bento Box Entertainment and many more!
Student’s will use Harmony in their lessons and have the option to join the extra curricular Animation club. Students have the option of taking a Seneca College credit while still in high school or taking the industry recognized certification. Certifications can be also be used towards the SHSM qualification.
The Creative Centre SHSM
Specialist High Skills Majors let students focus on a career path that matches their skills and interests while meeting the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Students receive the SHSM seal on their diploma
Student’s in the CyberARTS program already meet many of the SHSM credit requirements.