Music and Dance Scheme

Royal Ballet School sign, Upper School, Floral Street, Covent Garden

The Royal Ballet School is one of eight specialist Music and Dance Schools.

These are schools funded by the UK government that each offer the finest training in the UK.

The nine schools are:

What we offer

Each of the schools offers:

  • Means-tested bursaries up to 100%
  • Full time specialist training
  • Academic education to A Level/Higher Grade
  • Boarding and day places
  • Places for boys and girls ranging from 8-19

Did you know?

  • We aim to nurture exceptional talent by offering the finest training available
  • Each school offers a strong academic education underpinned by a supportive pastoral environment
  • The majority of students receive generous financial support from the UK government
  • Applying is easy. Entrance is by audition