If you’re interested in joining
Details about enrolment for courses starting in September 2020 will be posted on our website in July 2020.
We need to see current ID along with proof that you have been resident in the UK/EU for the last 3 years. Please choose from one of the below:
– UK/EEA passport or EU ID Card and proof of 3 years’ residency in the UK/EU
– Full UK Birth Certificate (with parent’s name/s listed) and a form of photo ID and proof of 3 years’ residency in the UK/EU
– UK Certification of Naturalisation or UK Certificate of Registration and a form of photo ID and proof of 3 years’ residency in the UK/EU
– Travel Document and Biometric Residence Card/Immigration Status Document and proof of 3 years’ residency in the UK/EU
– Valid UK Visa/Entry Clearance and Supporting Evidence*
– EEA Family Residence Card or Family Member of a Settled Person and -Passport/Certificate of the EEA Family Member/Settled Person and evidence of their relationship to you*
– Biometric residence permit and Supporting Evidence*
– Residence Permit Vignette/Passport Stamp and Supporting Evidence*
– Immigration Status Document and Supporting Evidence*
– ARC Card and evidence of NASS support received (if you are aged 16-18, we will also need to see a current letter from your Social Worker)
– Current Home Office letter (indicating your status) and a form of photo ID
– Marriage Certificate, if you are in the UK/EEA on a spousal visa and your spouse’s pasport and evidence that they have been resident in the UK/EEA for at least 3 years*
If your status in the UK is any of the following you need to be able to demonstrate 3 years’ residency in the UK:
– Leave to Enter
– Leave to Remain
– Limited Leave to Remain
We may not be able to enrol you until we are satisfied with your residency evidence, so we may ask you to return on another date with further documents. If you are enrolling onto a Higher Education course, please bring your Passport to enrolment.
*Supporting Evidence – if your leave is dependent on another person, you need to bring all your residency documents and the relevant person’s passport/valid visa, and evidence of their relationship to you, e.g. a full birth certificate or adoption certificate, marriage certificate and evidence of 3 years’ residency in the UK
Please also bring:
– Your National Insurance Number, if you have one
– All original certificates for your exams/qualifications taken to date, where possible
– If you are aged 16-18, please bring a reference from your previous school/college
If you are aged 19+ and any of the below apply, please bring evidence with you to assist us in assessing your course fees.
– You receive Job Seekers Allowance (JSA), including National Insurance credits only
– You receive Employment Support Allowance – Work Related Activity Group (ESA) (WRAG)
– You receive Employment support allowance (ESA) (Not PIP)
– You are employed and earning less than £20,572.50 annual gross salary
– You receive Income Support – please see further conditions below*
– You receive Universal Credit – please see further conditions below*
*If you are in receipt of Income Support or Universal Credit and earn either less than 16 times the appropriate age-related rate of the national minimum wage/London living wage a week, or £338 a month (individual claims) or £541 a month (household claims) and you wish to be employed – or progress – into more sustainable employment, if you are earning less than amounts stated above – and your course is directly relevant to your employment prospects/local labour market needs
Please bring any of the following as evidence of your benefits:
– A letter dated within 3 months of the start date of your course from the Benefits Agency confirming you are in receipt of one of the following benefits: – Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Income Support or Universal Credit
– The current month’s bank statement showing the payment of the benefit into your bank along with the original letter from the Benefits Agency confirming that you are in receipt of the benefit.
Your proof of benefit must be in your name; your bank statement must have your National Insurance Number against your benefit payment from DWP.
For confirmation of your income, please bring:
– A current employment contact that confirms your gross monthly or annual wages, if you have recently started a new job
– Recent payslips dated within 3 months of your course start date; if you are paid monthly your last 3 months’ salary slips, or if you are paid weekly, your last 6 weeks’ salary slips
– This information should also show your National Insurance Number
If you have applied for an Advanced Learner Loan/Student Finance Loan to pay your tuition fees, please bring evidence of this to your enrolment session. If your application to the Student Loan Company or Student Finance England has not yet been finalised you will need to show evidence that an application has been made.
If an employer/sponsor is paying some/all of your course fees please bring a letter of ‘confirmation of payment’ on company headed paper, confirming the amount that will be paid by the organisation, your name and the person/address to be invoiced. Please note that you will not be able to enrol without this letter.
If you are paying course fees, please bring payment with you to enrolment; we accept payment by cash, cheque and debit/credit card.
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Music – Level 2
Please prepare a performance piece on your main instrument. We can provide a drum kit, bass, guitar, piano, CD player and PA system, however, you are welcome to bring your own instrument.
Music – Level 3
Please prepare a performance piece on your main instrument; an original composition is preferred. Singer-songwriters should perform one of their own songs. We can provide a drum kit, bass, guitar, piano, CD player and PA system, however, you are welcome to bring your own instrument. You will be asked some basic music theory/keyboard questions.
Music Production – Level 3
Please bring an essay on any subject and a CD/digital audio file of your work. Please be prepared to discuss this at your interview.
Performing Arts and Production Arts – Level 2
Please prepare a monologue of 1-2 minutes chosen from a published play; please do not choose anything by D.M. Larson.
Performing Arts (Acting) – Level 3
Please prepare a monologue of 1-2 minutes chosen from a published play, prepared and learnt by heart; please do not choose anything by D.M. Larson. Please be prepared to take direction after your performance.
Performing Arts (Dance) – Level 3
Please prepare a solo dance of 1-2 minutes’ length. You must take part in a dance warm-up/class.
Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) – Level 3
Please prepare a monologue of 1-2 minutes chosen from a published play, verse and a chorus of a song from a musical. You must take part in a dance warm-up/class.