Based in Manchester city centre, the vibrant Shena Simon Campus is one of our most popular sixth form centres for 16-19 year olds. In addition to its full range of A levels, the campus is well known for performing arts and music courses, and is a centre for excellence for maths and science. There are first rate facilities geared towards success in the media and entertainment industries, including the Waterside Theatre which is open to the public. The site has recently been refurbished to a high standard, providing specialist facilities for drama, IT, media, music, science and visual arts.
The Grade 2 listed building houses state of the art facilities and equipment, including:
IT suites designed for music and media production
DJ skills booths
Photography studios and a darkroom
Two theatres – the Waterside Theatre and the Sackville Theatre
Theatre set production workshop
Reference library for art and design, as well as a fully stocked library resource centre rehearsal rooms and recording studios, equipped with instruments and mixing/recording equipment