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Chetham's School of Music - Middle School & Sixth Form
Chetham's School of Music - Middle School & Sixth Form
Chetham's School of Music - Middle School & Sixth Form
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Chetham's School of Music - Middle School & Sixth Form
Manchester
330 pupils, ages 13-18
Mixed
Day and Boarding

Chetham's School of Music - Middle School & Sixth Form

A school for the musically gifted, Chetham’s is unique in its offering of gold-standard music tuition alongside a full academic curriculum. Small in numbers (around 330 pupils), the bijou central Manchester site has a history that goes back hundreds of years, with medieval buildings cheek by jowl with acoustically perfect concert halls. A musical oasis amidst the bustle of the north-west metropolis, this is a school alive with happy chatter and, of course, the sound of (exceptionally good) music. Slap-bang in the centre of Manchester, Chetham’s is easily accessible by train a...
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Gallery

Girl playing the organ with a music teacher in a red top watching
Music students playing the organ inside a church
Music students all dressed in black playing violins and a cello
Inside Chetham's school of music
Boy in blue bomber jacket playing the cello
Girl in a black t shirt playing the clarinet
  • Academic results

  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8 -
    Year 9 £8,701
    Year 10£8,701
    Year 11£8,701
    Year 12£8,701
    Year 13£8,701
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8 -
    Year 9 £11,230
    Year 10 £11,230
    Year 11£11,230
    Year 12£11,230
    Year 13£11,230




    Bursaries
    To ensure their financial situation is not a consideration in the selection process, students are means-tested once they have been offered a place. This open-entry policy ensures the school is fully equitable and engages talented young musicians from all backgrounds. The Bursary Fund subsidises places for students who are not eligible for funding from the Government’s Music and Dance Scheme (MDS) and relies on the generous donations from supporters and funders. The school also assists students through a hardship fund to acquire instruments and take part in a full programme of enrichment including performance and exchange opportunities.

    If annual household income is below £20k, students receive a full bursary. There is a sliding scale up from this point. Means-tested bursaries use government funding from the Music and Dance Scheme to students who have lived in the UK for at least three years and whose family income is less than £190,000 per year.

    The school's Ukrainian Bursary Fund supports young musicians who are displaced due to the war in Ukraine.
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School Updates

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  • Chetham’s School of Music GCSE results set the bar high

    Chetham’s School of Music students have achieved an outstanding set of GCSE results.
    Chetham’s School of Music GCSE results set the bar high
  • Chetham’s School of Music A-level results set the bar high

    Chetham’s School of Music students have achieved an outstanding set of A-level results and many of them have places to study at top universities and music conservatories around the world.
    Chetham’s School of Music A-level results set the bar high
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Essentials

Address
Long Millgate, Manchester, M3 1SB

Contact
admissions@chethams.com
0161 834 9644

Website
chethamsschoolofmusic.com/

ISI Report

Fees

Term Dates

Bursaries


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