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Further Information


Drama scholars have full use of the extensive Drama facilities available at Wath Academy.

Facilities include:

• Two dedicated drama studios equipped with lighting sound and projection

• Other performance and practice areas

• Stage with professional lighting and sound

• Recording equipment to film and review practice sessions

• Specialist staff



Drama scholars take part in many events, the highlight of which is the school’s annual Murder Mystery Evening where you work as a theatre company to write, plan and perform the production. Other events include the school pantomime, working alongside the drama club, performance exams, online theatre evenings and trips to the theatre.


Careers & Future Opportunities

After the Wath Academy Sixth Form Drama

Scholarship, future career opportunities include:

• Travelling the world on tour as a cast member

• Performing in the West End

• Opportunities in film and television

• Drama workshops leader

• Teaching

• Any career in which you need to work as part of a team and show leadership qualities

• Higher education and university.


Success Stories

Caelan Taylor Mackenzie

Wath Academy student Caelan Taylor Mackenzie secured a place at Leeds Becket University to study Drama. He said that the skills he learned in Drama at Wath have been instrumental in all aspects of his life and that his A level studies were a fantastic foundation in acquiring the skills required when he went on to tour the country performing as a professional wrestler. He has worked as an actor and went on to be a company director for Far out Theatre company.


Find Out More

For more information about the Drama Scholarship, contact Wath Academy Sixth Form. You can also follow the Wath Academy Drama shout outs on Facebook.