UNIQUE PARTNERSHIP WITH ORCHESTRA OFFERS STUDENTS AN EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION,
STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO PURSUE MUSICAL EXCELLENCE
Shireland CBSO Academy is proud to be the first state school in Britain to be established in partnership with a national orchestra.
In collaboration with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, we offer students from Sandwell and the wider West Midlands an exceptional education and the opportunity to pursue musical excellence.
What does our curriculum look like?
Shireland CBSO Academy students study the full national curriculum and are supported to achieve their aspirations.
Students starting in Year 7 have the same dedicated teacher for 17 hours a week.
Our teachers not only focus on academic progress, but also have the time to really get to know students and their families.
In addition to their classroom-based learning, students benefit from our unique partnership with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
We provide universal access to music tuition and performance opportunities, enabling every student to learn a musical instrument or to sing.
Students who study music benefit from improved health and wellbeing, increased confidence and resilience and can work as a group to express themselves in a fun and creative way.
Students experience a wide range of musical styles – from hearing the full orchestra play, to learning about music technology and production.
What facilities are available? At Shireland CBSO Academy students have access to state-of-the-art facilities specifically designed to nurture students’ talents.
Our purpose-built performance spaces, recording studios and practice rooms provide an optimal setting for academic, musical, and personal growth.
In addition to our exceptional music facilities, students’ wider interests and passions are encouraged and developed.
Our sports centre and activity studio enable students to participate in a range of sports, and our art, design and drama facilities allow students to hone their creative skills. Outside of the classroom, we offer a range of extra-curricular and enrichment activities designed to encourage students to be active participants in their school community.
“At Shireland CBSO Academy, our students can expect a perfect balance of challenge and support, driving their academic, creative and personal development,” David Green – Principal Shireland CBSO Academy.