CAPA College Twitter

And that’s a wrap! @CanYouDance_uk Super Convention - such a wonderful weekend of Dance! So lovely to meet so many young people so passionate about Dance. Fabulous times & performances with the best team of students & staff! Happy times & great memories! https://t.co/7Nbmm0Rcfp9 hours ago 0
Good morning! It’s day 2 @CanYouDance_uk and we’re excited for another jam-packed day ahead! CAPA College’s fabulous students & staff are raring to go with classes, exhibiting & our Main Stage performance at 12.30pm! Come along to Stand E51 to say hello! https://t.co/ONxM92DpUU18 hours ago 2
A wonderful day with fabulous people! Stunning performance on the Main Stage @CanYouDance_uk @MandSBankArena Super proud of our incredible cast & creatives! https://t.co/FlGroaX0Xp2 days ago 2
Super excited to spend the weekend dancing, performing & exhibiting @CanYouDance_uk Such an amazing buzz already at this amazing event, venue & city! Catch us on the Main Stage at 12.30pm & say hello to our staff & students in stand E51 https://t.co/jTyJoF4NX12 days ago 2
Thank you for welcoming us, and to @onedanceuk for inviting us to create and perform this piece. We had a fantastic time and learnt so much! https://t.co/GLc4X5jFiK2 days ago 2
Thank you! We were so proud of our students today, not only for their fantastic performance, but also the passion and eloquence of their answers. https://t.co/N3reY1Z7A6 https://t.co/UWDmnPrYvo2 days ago 7
RT @C4Subject_Assoc: Fantastic emotionally powerful dance display about climate change from young people at @CAPACOLLEGE @britishcouncil2 days ago 6
RT @EnglishAssoc: At the #GlobalCurriculumUK event we just watched a barnstorming, scary, inspirational, joyful performance from @CAPACOLLE2 days ago 8
Popped to see the Queen before arriving @BritishCouncil to perform our water inspired piece 'Rise' exploring the effects of climate change. #GlobalLearningConference https://t.co/VgX4OVI0fY3 days ago 6
It's been a fabulous Mock Audition week for our Year 2 students! Such superb progress, sophisticated choices, thorough preparation and sheer determination on display. Here they are ready for their last Commercial audition this morning. What a way to end the half term! https://t.co/NS1cNzUGeE4 days ago 11

Enhance Academy Trust are delighted that the DFE has secured CAPA College a permanent site in the heart of Wakefield City Centre.  This exciting Free School development will enable talented, creative young people from across the Wakefield district, and beyond, with access to the highest quality of post-16 Arts training and education leading to new opportunities, raised aspirations and improved educational and career outcomes.  Our vision is that CAPA College will add to, and further enhance, the rich cultural offer of the Arts and Educational provision in the area and will be a flagship centre of excellence.”

Kevin Jones, CEO, Enhance Academy Trust

Permanent new home for CAPA College

Enhance Academy Trust are highly delighted to announce that it has received confirmation that the Department for Education have now successfully agreed a site in the heart of Wakefield City Centre for CAPA College. It is proposed that the site on Mulberry Way, Wakefield will be developed into the permanent purpose-built home of the specialist Post-16 Performing Arts Free School –  CAPA College.

The DFE is aiming for the Mulberry Way development to be complete and ready for CAPA College students in September 2020.  In the meantime, CAPA College will welcome its first cohort of students in September 2018 in temporary accommodation at Cathedral Academy, Thornes Road, Wakefield.

About CAPA College

CAPA College is a new DFE funded Free School proposed by Enhance Academy Trust.  CAPA College will provide full time Arts training and education for students aged 16-19 and aims to inspire, train and educate the next generation of performers, creatives, designers and technicians. CAPA College’s team of top professional teachers, directors, choreographers, musical directors, designers and technicians alongside industry standard facilities will ensure that CAPA College delivers the highest quality training, education and pastoral guidance to support talented students who are serious about pursuing a career in the Arts.  The team behind the new CAPA College Free School have a proven track record of excellence in the Arts with consistently Outstanding Ofsted judgements, excellent post-16 exam results and student alumni progressing to the UK’s leading Arts conservatoires, universities and careers in the Arts.