Applying for 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 which which will be available online (See below) or as a paper copy from reception.

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 

End of July 2022 – Cathedral’s ‘CAPA Juniors supplementary Information Form’ available online on the Academy website or as a paper copy from Reception.

Thursday 15th September 2022 – An Open Evening Event will be held on Thursday 15th September 2022, 5pm-7.30pm at Trinity Academy Cathedral. The Principal’s Address will take place at 5pm 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 19th September 2022.

Friday 30 September 2022 – Deadline for receipt of the ‘CAPA Juniors Supplementary Information Form’.

Friday 7 October 2022 – 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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