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Our Specialisms

We specialise in Sport and the Arts, providing diverse teaching approaches, access to wider learning and lots of extracurricular and leadership opportunities.

Sport

Sport provides tremendous opportunities for students to develop confidence, understanding, experience and skills. At Capital, students benefit from high quality specialist teaching and a broad academic and vocational offer. The specialism has enabled us to offer students a whole host of exciting opportunities including bespoke timetables and funding for national and international athletes across a range of sports including athletics, badminton, football, Irish Dancing, Basketball, Table Tennis, Fencing, Moto GP and Rugby. We are extremely fortunate to have full use of a state of the art 4G surface through the generous support of the FA’s Football Foundation. We work closely with the F.A.,Queen’s Park Rangers, Westminster Warriors and Brent schools football. We have employed a Director of Football specifically to increase opportunities for students through football.

Capital City Academy often hosts prestigious events including the English Schools Trials Football for both Boys and Girls for the South England Region, NBA Community event and was honoured to host the launch of the 2014 Premier League.

We offer a wide range of Sport related academic qualifications that can be studied at 6th form. These are complimented by additional coaching and officiating awards. Many go onto to study a range of sport related courses at University and gain employment using these National recognised qualifications

Our Sports Leadership programme leads onto one of the most exciting outcomes of the Sport specialism which is the School Based Sports Apprenticeship Scheme for 17-19 year olds. Capital City Academy is the London Hub for the programme with 7 young people currently employed within our local primary and secondary schools.

The Arts

Capital has a long tradition of excellence in the Arts. We are currently in the process of reapplying for Arts Council’s prestigious ArtsMark Gold recognising our commitment to excellence in Arts education, its partnerships with arts organisations and artists, enrichment opportunities and the quality of the Arts provision.

Our vision is to widen participation, develop and enhance understanding and increase enjoyment of The Arts. Our specialism in the Arts enables us to provide a rich and diverse arts experience including the Performing Arts: Music, Dance & drama; Visual Arts: Art & Design, Graphics, Photography, Textiles and 3D Design; Media and Catering. Students have been able to participate in opportunities with the Photographers’ Gallery, The Royal Academy, UAL, GOLD and V&A. We aim to equip students with the arts education that they need should they wish to pursue this career pathway in higher education. In addition to this we provide a multitude of opportunities for students to widen their knowledge of the performing arts industry and professionals through partnerships with the English National Ballet, Royal Academy of Dance, Royal Ballet School, the Tricycle Theatre and the Shakespeare Schools Festival Company.