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CSVPA Boston Arts Academy is a selection of electives and Advanced Placement courses, combined with event participation and a project presentation, leading to an accredited award that improves your college application, and a guaranteed place at Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts in the UK.

 

THREE STEPS TO SUCCESS

To complete CSVPA Boston Arts Academy, you must choose:

  • Attend advisory and after-school academy time
  • Complete a body of work to be presented to a review board at the end of each semester

Use skills developed in your electives to complete a capstone project. All projects will be presented to the school in the students' senior year. Potential student projects could include:

  • Directing a play
  • Creating a fashion line 
  • One person art show 
  • An interactive art piece
  • A gesture-controlled robot 
  • A new board game

Participate annually in local and school events, such as:

  • Science and technology festivals 
  • Museum exhibits
  • Lectures from professionals 
  • Fashion shows
  • Local art exhibitions and competitions
  • Music concerts

Visual/Performing Art electives

• Introduction to Drawing
• Introduction to Painting
• Advanced Drawing and Painting
• Printmaking
• Visual Storytelling
• Digital Photography and Video Production
• Art History
• 2D Design
• Fashion Design
• Advanced Fashion: Technology and Marketing
• Costume Design and Construction
• Computer Aided Design
• Digital Imaging
• Chorus: Voices On!
• Keyboard (Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced)
• Business of Music
• Music Technology and Production
• Instrumental Ensemble
• Theatre Production
• Actors Studio
• Acting for Film

AP electives

• Drawing
• Art History
• 2D Design

STEAM electives

• Environmental Science CP
• Biomechanics
• Contemporary Issues
• Introduction to Law
• Macroeconomics CP
• Microeconomics CP
• Computer-Aided Design
• Digital Imaging/Internet Self-Marketing
• Robotics
• Open Source Engineering
• Game Theory
• Computer Science
• Pratical Application of Statistics
• Social Justice Literature
• Financial Management
• Professional Communication

University partnerships 

CSVPA Boston Arts Academy has partnered with two universities, Full Sail University and Scad: The University for Creative Careers. The latter offers students a dual enrollment programme that guarantees progression if they successfully meet the entry grades

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What is an academy?

CATS Academy Boston has introduced three new Academies of Excellence to help students focus on their specializations. 

​Students who choose to study with one of our Academies of Excellence will receive the following:  ​

  • 3 ½ hour block for their chosen specialism each day

  • Regular 1-2-1's with specialist staff with an average additional 25 hours per semester ​

  • Access to university partnerships and scholarships ​

  • Visits to universities and meetings with key staff​

  • Guest lectures and talks from specialist academics and coaches​

  • End year project/showcase​

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“MY FAVORITE PLACE AT CATS IS THE ART DEPARTMENT. MY PASSION FOR ART WAS OPENED FOR ME HERE AT CATS”

Veronika from Ukraine

Progressed to Boston University (#42 National University)

 

 

Contact us

CATS Academy Boston, 2001 Washington Street, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA | +1 857 400 9700

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