Performing Arts

“Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.”


Welcome to the Performing Arts Department here at City Academy. Our aim is to provide students with a well-structured curriculum that promotes confidence, opportunity, resilience and enjoyment. We hope to expose our students to the length and the depth of the arts, showing them possibilities of future employment in this sector.



Miss Holness – Head of Performing Arts Department (Drama)

Mr Hopkins – Assistant Headteacher (Music)

Mr Taylor – Music Teacher



Over the next 12 months, we are reviewing and updating our KS3 curriculum which will launch in September 2020. For more information please click here.



At KS4 we offer the following courses: