CAPA Juniors is an exciting provision for young people with a real desire to pursue an education and career pathway in the Arts. CAPA Juniors follow the same ethos and high calibre Arts training as our CAPA College provision. With the same teaching, facilities, enrichment and performance opportunities as their CAPA College counterparts.

CAPA Juniors is a unique full time arts education provision and entirely free of charge.
Each cohort accepted onto the CAPA Juniors programme follow an enhanced secondary curriculum with additional Dance, Drama, Singing, Music, Production Arts and Creative Media training.

Performing Arts studies will include:

Dance – including Contemporary, Urban, Ballet and Choreography lessons
Drama – including Voice, Scripted and Devising lessons
Music/Singing – including instrumental, singing, music technology lessons
Production and Creative Media – including Lights, Sound, Set, Videography lessons

CAPA Juniors have a range of enrichment and performance opportunities both at Cathedral Academy in our professional industry standard facilities and also in regional and national events.

CAPA Juniors are taught in our professional industry standard facilities including:

Performance and Conference Centre
Studio Theatre
Dance Studio
2 drama studios
3 rehearsal rooms
Singing studio
Music Room
Practise Rooms
Creative Media Suite
Production Design Centre
Production Workshop Studio
Costume Workshop
CAPA Juniors are taught by CAPA College’s team of teachers all of whom have extensive professional experience as Choreographers, Directors, Designers and Musical Directors. A range of guest teachers and companies also work with CAPA Juniors to further enhance the provision.
Whilst the Arts forms a big part of the curriculum, the CAPA Juniors pathway runs alongside Cathedral Academy’s traditional curriculum pathway (with lessons in English, Maths, Science, Humanities, STARS, PE, ICT, MFL, ADT) in order that CAPA Juniors can still access a full, rigorous academic curriculum and are provided with the care, guidance and support to succeed in all areas.