CAPA College Free School

We are highly delighted to announce that the Secretary of State for Education has decided that Enhance Academy Trusts application to establish CAPA College should proceed to the next stage of the free schools process – the pre opening stage. It is intended that CAPA College, which will specialise in the Arts, wil offer in the region of 450 places …

CAPA presents…Sweeney Todd

CAPA presents Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street. 30th June – 6th July 2016, 7.30pm Tickets £12 Adults, £10 Concession Special GALA Performance Saturday 2nd July and Wednesday 6th July 8pm Tickets £20 Includes a champagne and canapé reception from 6.30pm CAPA Performance Centre Thornes Road Wakefield WF2 8QF Book Tickets

CAPA College presents… Stateside

Don’t miss our talented Year 2 CAPA College students in their final all singing, all dancing performance…Stateside! Stateside is a star-spangled evening of song and dance featuring stunning original choreography and wonderful vocal arrangements all with an American twist. This is the final chance to see this most talented cohort of students perform together before they graduate from CAPA College …


CAPA College proudly presents the musical ‘Cabaret’.’Cabaret’ follows the sell-out successes of CAPA’s recent productions of ‘Our House’, ‘Les Misérables’ and ‘West Side Story’.  With show-stopping choreography, dazzling set and costumes and powerful, iconic songs including ‘Money’, ‘Two Ladies’ and, of course, ‘Cabaret’,  CAPA’s production of ‘Cabaret’ promises to be another musical theatre performance not to be missed! Cabaret is …

CAPA present ‘Our House’

Following on from sell out successes of West Side Story and Winter Wonderland, CAPA College are proud to present the hit Madness musical Our House! The show takes place at the CAPA Performance Centre from 23rd-28th March 2015. Tickets on sale now from

Winter Wonderland – It’s a sell out!

CAPA were delighted to present a sell out production of Winter Wonderland. An all singing, all dancing festive celebration featuring all 150 students from CAPA College and CAPA Juniors. CAPA were delighted to receive rave reviews as well as sell out audiences each night!

“Outstanding” Ofsted, September 2014

CAPA are delighted to announce that following their recent Ofsted visit that they have been judged to be “Outstanding.” “Students achieve exceptionally well. Students make excellent progress from their starting points to achieve outcomes above the national average and have been increasing for the last three years. They are extremely well prepared for the next stage in work or education, …

CAPA Alumni Destinations 2014

Once again, CAPA students have gained places and progressed to some of the UK’s most prestigious Performing Arts conservatoires and universities including Arts Educational School, Rambert School of Contemporary and Ballet, Guildford School of Acting, Bird College and Central School of Speech and Drama.

CAPA Exam Success 2014

Well done to CAPA students who celebrated excellent Post-16 exam results this Summer. The overall results were: 100% A*-E 98% A*-C 76% A*-B

West Side Story

CAPA presented a full scale production of West Side Story as its end of year show at the Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds. Created and designed by CAPA’s resident creative team of Musical Directors, Choreographers, Directors and Designers, the production received excellent audience feedback “Fantastic – best yet!” “Wonderful, incredible energy, fantastic performances” “Brilliant, professional, slick” “Astounding – best choreography I’ve seen’”