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Creative and Performing Arts

Here at Shenley Academy we pride ourselves on the quality and vast array of experiences and opportunities open to students within the performing and creative arts.

Due to COVID restrictions we have been unable to offer the normal Performing and Creative Arts provision. During this summer term we have on offer: dance club for Year 7, various music clubs including song writing and vocal group and an art and crafts club for Year 7.

We have plans to reinstate all extracurricular clubs, opportunities and experiences for the next academic term as listed below:


  • Youth dance club – open to Years 7, 8 and 9
  • Senior dance club – open to year 10 and 11
  • Urban dance club – open to all Year groups
  • Morning technique class (8-8.40am)  – open to all Year groups


  • Birmingham Rep Youth Company – invited students (30 students in total)
  • Senior rehearsal space – Year 10 and 11


  • Choir – open to all
  • Acapella group – open to all
  • Keyboard club (every day before school) – open to all
  • Song writing club – open to all


  • Art and craft club – open to Year 7, 8 and 9
  • Senior art space – Year 10 and 11

Performance Opportunities

  • Dance Fusion 2022
  • Music concert
  • Shenley Academy musical (production still to be decided)
  • Birmingham Rep performance
  • International Day of Dance
  • MoveIt trip
  • Birmingham School Games Dance completion

We also offer peripatetic music lessons for all Key stage 3 students at a subsidised cost and free to those students taking music as an option at key stage 4. Music lessons available include: drums, brass, piano, vocal and brass.

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