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Why choose an Arts College?

"The Arts at John Curtin is more than providing dynamic performance and exhibition opportunities for all students. It is about developing transferable life skills such as empathy, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and the ability to communicate which are important attributes for our students’ future."

Travis Vladich


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What matters most

Inspiring the mind

Curiosity, Imagination and Innovation

Nurturing the person

Respect, Care and Compassion

Learning for life

Resilience, Perseverance and Reflection

Connect with community

Social, Cultural and Environmental Responsibility

Why choose John Curtin College of the Arts?


WA Arts College

We offer seven Gifted and Talented programs that provide the opportunity to study in learning environments that challenge and inspire students to excel every day.


Inclusive and supportive

Student mental and physical wellbeing is at the core of JCCA. John Curtin is well regarded as a diverse and inclusive environment where students can grow.


Yearly performances

In the 35 years since the construction of our first performing arts complex, the number and quality of performances hosted at John Curtin each year has grown with over 2500 to date.

Our Culture

Developing learners with integrity, who care, lead, and positively contribute to the community

Learning Areas

Our values driven and holistic approach to education engages students to be committed, dedicated and passionate in all aspects of their schooling

“Creativity is essential to the health and vibrancy of a community. The Arts is an instrument for capturing the creativity in all of us. Students at John Curtin are privileged to be immersed in such a creative, vibrant environment.”

Judy Hendrickse

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