Applying to CAPA Juniors

CAPA Juniors is an exciting offer for young people who have a real desire to pursue an education and career pathway in the Arts. Trinity Academy Cathedral is proud to run the CAPA Juniors programme. Each cohort accepted onto the CAPA Juniors programme follows an enhanced secondary curriculum with additional Performing and Creative Arts training.

There are 30 places available annually on the CAPA Juniors pathway.

For admission to Trinity Academy Cathedral (including CAPA Juniors), applications from Wakefield residents should be made on Wakefield Council’s online application system. Parents must have also registered their child to sit the Fair Banding Assessment (See Admissions Supplemental Guidance for details). Applications for CAPA Juniors must also complete a CAPA Juniors Supplementary Information Form.

The Fair Banding and CAPA Juniors Supplementary Information Forms are now closed for registrations for 2024. The closing date was 25th September 2023.

If you have any questions please use the contact us button below or email us at A member of the transition team will then be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Calendar for Admission for CAPA Juniors 

Wednesday 20th September 2023 – An Open Evening Event will be held on Wednesday 20th September 2023, 5.00pm-7.30pm at Trinity Academy Cathedral. The Principal’s Address will take place at 5.00pm and be repeated at 5.45pm and 6.45pm. No bookings required. Parents must also have registered their child to sit the Fair Banding Assessment by 25th September 2023.

Monday 25th September 2023 – Deadline for receipt of the ‘CAPA Juniors Supplementary Information Form’.

Monday 9th October 2023 (tbc) – Auditions will be held for applicants whose Supplementary Information Form is received by the deadline. Applicants will be invited to attend.

In line with the School Admissions Code, parents will be informed of the outcome of the audition prior to the deadline for the Common Application Form, although this does not equate to a guarantee of a place.

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