Up to 18 students are admitted to Year 7 each September on the basis of aptitude in music.

Up to 18 students are admitted to Year 7 each September on the basis of aptitude in music.

Successful music scholars admitted in Year 7 are offered:

  • Additional music lessons each week
  • Access to free and/or subsidised individual music lessons
  • A dedicated Music Mentor
  • Masterclasses, workshops and regular performance opportunities
  • Access to excellent, state-of- the-art music facilities
  • Opportunities with major London musical institutions

In return we have high expectations of our music scholars, including compulsory attendance at the Academy orchestra and choir, performing at Academy and community functions, GCSE Music as a Key Stage 4 option choice, and to act as ambassadors for Music and the Arts both within and outside the Academy. We recommend you consider carefully if your child has a real aptitude for and interest in music before applying.

The deadline for applications for music aptitude places for Year 7 in September 2017 was Friday 30th September 2016.

For entry in September 2018 applications will open in July 2017 and tests will take place in early October 2017