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Pastoral Care
Cathedral Academy prides itself on its pastoral, care, guidance and support to ensure students feel happy, safe and supported throughout their time at school.
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Sleeping Beauty Panto
Cathedral Academy and CAPA students join forces each year to present the annual pantomime. 2011 saw a sell-out run of Sleeping Beauty with matinee performances filled with local Wakefield primary schools.
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Fun in Food Lessons!
Food Technology is a popular subject in Key Stage 3 and 4 with extensive enrichment opportunities. In June 2012 Cathedral Academy students won two national cooking competitions and will have the chance to work alongside professional chefs in one of London's Michelin star restaurant.
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Parent Activities
Cathedral Academy works closely with parent and carers with each Faculty offering a range of parent activities alongside the annual calendar of Student Review Days and Parent Evenings.
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House System
All Cathedral Academy students and staff are members of either Phoenix, Pegasus, Dragon or Unicorn houses. With regular house activities and awards, the House System is a great way for students to make friends from across the year groups.
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Honk the Musical
As a specialist Performing Arts school, Cathedral Academy offers an extensive annual programme of performances and performing arts events
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CAPA
Professional full time post-16 performing arts training and education. CAPA offers full time performing arts, production arts and creative media training and education at post-16 level. With excellent exam results and progression routes to the UK's leading conservatoires, universities and professional careers in the arts, CAPA has really established itself as a centre of the highest quality post-16 performing arts training. CAPA attracts students from across the north of England auditioning for one of the limited places each year.

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Welcome to Cathedral Academy

Cathedral Academy is an 11-16  Church of England secondary school with places for 1050 students. We are also a Specialist Performing Arts College, with a national reputation for excellence.

Welcome to our website. I am confident it will reveal a true reflection of life at Cathedral Academy and everything we have to offer.

Tay Warren, Principal

 

 

  Useful Contacts

Academic Achievement– Mr. A Jeffrey (Vice Principal)

Teaching and Learning – Mrs. K Cafferky (Vice Principal)

Behaviour/Safeguarding – Mr. P Willerton (Assistant Vice Principal)

Data, Assessment, Reports – Mr. S Pinder (Assistant Vice Principal)

Language and Learning (SEN and EAL) – Mr. P Willerton (Assistant Vice Principal , Mr. N Alyas (SENCO/Leader of EAL)

Homework/Parent Partnerships– Mrs. B Smith (Associate Assistant Vice Principal)

Year 7 – Miss. T Cullen (Y7 Achievement Leader), Mr. J Boam (Y7 Student Liaison Officer)

Year 8 – Miss S Holden (Y8 Achievement Leader), Mr. T Marchant (Y8 Student Liaison Officer)

Year 9 – Mr S Taylor (Y9 Achievement Leader), Mr. G Summerfield (Y9 Student Liaison Officer)

Year 10 /Year 11– Mr. A Brooke (Y10/Y11 Achievement Leader), Miss. L Coulson (Y11 Student Liaison Officer), Mr. P Newlove (Y10 Student Liaison Officer)

CAPA/CAPA Juniors -  Miss C Nicholson (Director of CAPA), Mr E Copp (Assistant Director of CAPA) and Mrs J Ambler (CAPA Administrator)

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