Academy Theatre

In July 2018 our brand new, state-of-the-art theatre opened which is now the venue for our shows, including our annual musical production, Christmas concerts and other shows.

Below you can find out about the wonderful past shows that students have created for the community.

Academy

Lest We Forget (November 2018)

The academy’s actors and choir came together to stage a powerful performance to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. With Lest We Forget, we wanted…

Lest We Forget (November 2018)

Gala Opening of our extension and the Academy Theatre (July 2018)

A special concert was held in July to mark the official opening of our new £18m extension, which has a 300-seat theatre, climbing wall, sports pitch and fitness suite. The…

Gala Opening of our extension and the Academy Theatre (July 2018)

The Wiz (February 2018)

Talented students from the academy sold out the NWTAC Theatre in Moston for three nights from February 14th with their 2018 production – The Wiz. The Wiz is a retelling…

The Wiz (February 2018)

Winter Wonderland Concert (December 2017)

On the last full day of term our students made a truly magical evening for their peers, families, teachers and neighbours with a festive concert. As well as our choir and Big Band,…

Winter Wonderland Concert (December 2017)

The Monstrum (March 2017)

Year 9 have been performing The Monstrum, a gothic melodrama about the terrifying onset of adolescence. It’s a new play by Kellie Smith and our production is part of the…

The Monstrum (March 2017)

Grease (February 2017)

Grease is the word in fantastic production Students from Years 7-11 performed in front of sell-out audiences for their three-night run of Grease the musical on February 8th, 9th and…

Grease (February 2017)

Winter Wonderland Concert (December 2016)

On Monday 12 December 2016, the academy hosted its annual Christmas Concert. There were performances from a range of the academy’s musical groups, as well as readings, carols and a preview…

Winter Wonderland Concert (December 2016)

Macbeth (November 2016)

Year 9 put on a fantastic production of Macbeth at the Contact Theatre in Manchester. This was part of the Shakespeare in Schools Festival. Ms Peavoy was exceptionally proud of…

Macbeth (November 2016)

Blood Brothers (July 2016)

Students staged two fantastic performances of Willy Russell’s ‘Blood Brothers’ in July. The play, which Year 10 are studying as part of GCSE English, was performed to their Year 10…

Blood Brothers (July 2016)

Hairspray (February 2016)

Meet ‘The Nicest Kids In Town’ Students put on a fantastic production of the hit musical Hairspray for three nights in February. The musical, (which was made popular by the…

Hairspray (February 2016)

Winter Wonderland Concert (December 2015)

At our inaugural festive concert, our talented students performed at wonderful evening. This included a dance performance, specches and stories of how Christmas is celebrated around the world, beautiful carol…

Winter Wonderland Concert (December 2015)

Little Shop of Horrors (February 2015)

Don’t feed the plant! In February, our students from all year groups joined together to perform the cult comedy horror rock musical, Little Shop of Horrors, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman.

Little Shop of Horrors (February 2015)