Music Aptitude Places

From September 2022 we will be able to offer Music Aptitude places. 

What are music scholarships?

Music scholarships are a way for you to secure your place in our school, and receive many extra benefits, by demonstrating that you have some musical skill and lots of musical potential.

Why do we offer music scholarships?

We value music education and want to encourage musical young people. We know that musical opportunities are not always easy to find, so we create them for you. We know that the whole school community benefits when musical people choose our school. 

What do you offer to music scholars?

Music scholars receive all the benefits of being a pupil a our school, plus the following extra benefits:

  • 2x free instrumental/vocal lessons per week (if you don’t already play the piano, one of these will probably be a piano lesson)

  • Your music exam fees will be paid

  • Time with a piano accompanist will be provided, where appropriate

  • Termly masterclasses with the Inspiration Trust’s Director of Music

  • A nominated scholarship mentor in your school

  • Regular performance opportunities

  • Regular opportunities to attend high-quality performances


What must I do in return for these benefits?

You must promise to engage fully in the musical life of the school; be a reliable member of school bands, choirs and ensembles; perform regularly in school, at trust-wide events, and external events organised by the school; work hard at improving your musical skills by following the instructions of your teachers; and to practise between lessons. 

How do I apply?

Complete the application form and return it to us by the deadline published on the form.