Our Performing Arts Staff

  • 1 Drama Teacher.
  • 1 Dance/Drama Teacher.
  • 1 Music Teacher.
  • Private Instrumental Teachers.

The Subjects


Key Stage 3:

Years 7,8 & 9 are taught practically in mixed ability groups learning about both the process and product of drama, as well as developing their performance skills and confidence.

Key Stage 4:

We offer Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Drama which is taught over two years.

Key Stage 5:

In Y12 & 13 we offer Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Performing Arts.


Key Stage 3:

Years 7,8 & 9 are taught once a week over the 3 years.  They learn a selection of musical skills and perform different styles of music including Gamelon, Blues, Rock and Roll and film music.  A selection of instrumental lessons are taught, which students can choose to participate in.  (There  is a small cost for these).

Key Stage 4:

In Year 10/11 we teach Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Music.

Key Stage 5:

In Year 12/13 Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Music Technology is offered.


Key Stage 4:

We offer Edexcel BTEC Level 2Dance which is taught over two years.

Subject Information

We also offer a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities such as whole academy musicals, Key Stage 3 productions, drama, dance and music clubs as well as annual concerts and dance festivals.  These are always well attended and supported and thoroughly enjoyed by all participants.

Teaching and Learning

The Performing Arts Department have an excellent record of examination passes and offer practical, creative and innovative teaching styles designed to get the most out of every student.