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Our outstanding Performing Arts curriculum helps bring out the best in students’ musical and dramatic abilities, offering all students a chance to shine.


Regular specialist music, drama, dance and visual arts teaching is an integral part of our academic programme. Our Primary school drama production and itinerant music nights are calendar highlights, as are the much-anticipated performances from our junior and senior primary choirs, and groups and solo artists at regular school assemblies. A full and vibrant schedule of music lessons is also available.


ACG Sunderland students are passionate about the arts, immersing themselves fully in the exciting opportunities we off er. We have a college jazz band, rock bands, a chamber orchestra, and hold an annual college drama production which students love participating in, either on stage or behind the scenes. A wide range of music lessons are on off er, as well as speech and drama exams through Trinity Guildhall. Debating and speech competitions also prove popular.

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Success stories

From academic, artistic and sporting achievement to community involvement, discover some of our ACG Sunderland students.

Erin Geraghty

Our Year 10 student is part of two concert bands and two rock bands and plays more than ten instruments including saxophone, violin, piano and ukulele. And she has the schedule to show it.

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If you have any questions about the extra-curricular activities on offer we’d love to hear from you.