Intensive Courses FAQs

Here are some answers to some of our most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our Intensive Courses. If you have a question and can’t find an answer below, please email us at [email protected].

Filling in the application form

How do I apply for the Intensive Courses?

Visit the Intensive Courses page and you will find a link to ‘apply now’ to each of the different courses. If a course is not yet open to applications you may be able to find an application opening date on this page.

Photograph requirements

What are the photograph requirements for Intensive Courses?

For information on our photograph requirements, click here.

My child is 12 years old but will be 13 years on 31 August 2020. Do I submit photos for my child aged 12 years or 13 years?

Please submit photographs following the guidelines for your child’s age as of 31 August 2020. A child born August 2007 would be 13 years on 31 August 2020 and would need to submit photos aged 13 years.

Can I change the photos on my child’s application form once I have submitted my application?

Once you have submitted your application we are unable to accept new photographs. If there are any issues when we come to view your photographs we will contact you.

Do you accept video applications for Intensive Courses?

We do not accept video applications for our Intensive Courses.

Getting your results

When will the results be sent?

We aim to send the results by email four weeks after the application deadline. We can receive a high volume of applications close to the deadline and results may be sent just after four weeks, we thank you for your patience.

Financial assistance

Would I qualify for financial assistance if offered a place?

The School is currently able to offer means tested support to qualifying families for up to two consecutive weeks of Intensive Courses. Households with a gross income of £30,000 pa or under an award of 50% of the fees is available. Where the income is between £30,001 and £40,000 pa, an award of 30% of the fees is available. For households with a gross annual income of between £40,001 and £50,000 pa, an of award of 15% of the fees is available.. Find out more about our fees and financial assistance.