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Music & Performing Arts

Music & Performing Arts


Department Philosophy

Where words fail, music speaks – Hans Christian Anderson

Without music, life would be a mistake – Friedrich Nietzsche

Acting is not about being famous, it’s about exploring the human soul – Annette Bening

Dance is the hidden language of the soul of the body – Martha Graham

The Music & Performing Arts faculty…

  • Is committed to offering a broad and engaging curriculum that will encourage every pupil to develop their own characters as well as practical and social skills through performing together
  • Wants to make studying Music, Drama and Dance enjoyable to enable pupils to embark on a lifelong love of the arts
  • Will nurture every individual’s own skills and talents in an environment built on inclusion and mutual respect
  • Aims to provide pupils with as many opportunities as possible to experience the arts, through lessons, extra-curricular groups and visits





Curriculum Overview 2022-23
Careers in the Performing Arts

Careers in Music

  • Arts Administrator
  • Community Arts Worker
  • Instrumental Teacher
  • Music Teacher
  • Music Therapist
  • Musician
  • Orchestra Librarian
  • Private Instrumental Music Teacher
  • Radio Broadcast Assistant
  • Radio Producer
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Sound Technician
  • West End Musical Behaviour

Careers in Drama

  • Actor/Actress
  • Stage Manager
  • Arts Administrator
  • Drama Teacher
  • Dramatherapist
  • Television Production Assistant
  • Radio Presenter
  • Theatre Director
  • Script Writer

Careers in Dance

  • Choreographer
  • Movement Director
  • Cruise Ship Entertainer
  • Dance Teacher
  • Dance Lecturer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Disney Cast Member
  • West End Performer
  • Company Dancer
  • Dance Photographer
  • Dance Journalist
  • Costume/Set Designer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dance Therapist
  • Youth Worker