Performing Arts assessment

Dixons City Academy has a specialism in performing arts and, consequently, it can offer up to 10% of places (18 places) each academic year to children applying for a Year 7 place. In order to be invited to the performing arts assessment, parents need to complete the Performing Arts page of the supplementary form and the form needs to be submitted by the deadline date. For entry into Year 7 in September 2021 the deadline is 3.30pm on Monday 21 September 2020.


Dates for performing arts assessment

Due to restrictions to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19, we are not yet able to confirm the format and dates for the performing arts assessment. These will, however, take place prioir to the Council common application/preference form deadline and the date and time to attend will be advised by e-mail or letter on Monday 28th September 2020. If you have not received the information by Wednesday 30th September, please contact Admissions by

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


Drama auditions

Applicants who chose the Drama audition on the application form will be sent a copy of the monologue and instructions of how to prepare for their Drama audition. A copy of the instructions and monologue, and the criteria, will also be available from the downloads section below by Wednesday 30th September.


Music auditions

Applicants who chose the Music audition on the application form will be sent a copy of the instructions advising them how to prepare for their Music audition. A copy of the instructions and criteria will also be available from the downloads section below by Wednesday 30th September.

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