Due to the adverse weather conditions, school will be closed on Friday 15 January.

Music Specialism

The Academy has a specialism in Music and, consequently, it can offer up to 10% of places (6 places) each academic year to children applying for a Reception place.  In order to be invited to the music workshops, parents need to complete the separate supplementary form (available from the Admissions page of this website) and the form needs to be submitted by the deadline date.  For entry into Reception in September 2021 the deadline is 3.30pm on Friday 20th November 2020.

Dates for performing arts assessment

For September 2021 intake, the music workshops will take place in early December and applicants will be invited to a short session.  The time to attend will be advised by e-mail or letter within 3 days of the deadline. If you have not received this information by Thursday 26th November, please contact Admissions by

e-mail: admissions@dixonsta.com    telephone: 01274 423134 or 01274 423127

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