The Academy offers opportunities for creative self-expression and involvement at every level. Arts can have a profoundly positive impact on pupils’ emotional well-being, encouraging them to develop vital soft skills. Our Arts curriculum provides an excellent outlet for pupils to explore the issues that affect them on a day-to-day basis, through song, dance and drama.
Every year group is involved in a separate annual production for parents, ranging from traditional nativities to fully-fledged Shakespearean comedies and dramas. Pupils have the opportunity to work with the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company once a year.
We also hold twice-yearly talent competitions, allowing pupils to showcase their skills in a wide variety of arenas.
Through our arts curriculum, pupils are encouraged to connect with their audience, inspiring them to feel and challenging them to think. They also become well-versed in conveying their messages through verbal and non-verbal communication, whilst considering how their work can be perceived from a variety of different perspectives. All of these skills are vital in laying the groundwork for pupils to become the leaders of tomorrow.