Leeds Conservatoire: Access All Areas

Application Form
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Leeds Conservatoire: Access All Areas is an application support programme designed to make conservatoire education accessible and achievable to learners who come from underrepresented backgrounds.

The programme will allow you to discover your options for study in your chosen field, meet industry professionals, develop your skills in preparing for applications and auditions and provide you with some industry-focused careers information and advice.

Consisting of 6 online sessions across the end of your first year at Sixth Form or College and the first part of your final year, the programme is designed to support you at key points along your journey to higher education.

There are two pathways available, Music or Performing Arts. An outline of these are below. Exact dates for the 2021/22 programme to be confirmed.

Music

 

Session 1

Session 2 

Session 3

First Year

Studying Music at degree level – What are my options?

Tuesday 30 March 2021,
2-3pm

Industry Professional Encounter 1

May 2021

Application Support

July 2021

Second Year

Music Industry Careers Session

September 2021

Audition Support

November 2021

Industry Professional Encounter 2

January 2022

First Year

Session 1

Studying Music at degree level – What are my options?

Tuesday 30 March 2021,
2-3pm

 

Session 2

 

Industry Professional Encounter 1

May 2021

 

Session 3

Application Support

July 2021

 

Second Year

 

Session 1

 

Music Industry Careers Session

September 2021
 

Session 2

 Audition Support

November 2021

Session 3

 
 Industry Professional Encounter 2


January 2022

Performing Arts

 

Session 1

Session 2 

Session 3

First Year

Studying Performing Arts at degree level – What are my options?

Wednesday 31 March 2021,
2-3pm

Industry Professional Encounter 1

May 2021

Performing Arts Industry Careers Session

July 2021

Second Year

Application Support

September 2021

Audition Preparation

November 2021

Industry Professional Encounter 2

January 2022

First Year

Session 1

Studying Performing Arts at degree level – What are my options?

Wednesday 31 March 2021,
2-3pm

 

Session 2

 

Industry Professional Encounter 1

May 2021

 

Session 3

Performing Arts Industry Careers Session

July 2021

 

Second Year

 

Session 1

 

Application Support

September 2021
 

Session 2

 Audition Preparation

November 2021

Session 3

 
 Industry Professional Encounter 2


January 2022

To take part in Access All Areas you must be a Year 12 / Level 3 Year 1 student, studying either Music or Drama in Yorkshire and have an interest in continuing your studies in this subject to degree level.

Supporting Teachers And Advisers

You must also meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have a home postcode which is classified as Quintile 1 or Quintile 2 in the POLAR4 data - check your postcode
  • Have a home postcode which is classified as Decile 1-4 in the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) - check your postcode
  • Be Black, Asian or ethnically diverse
  • Be in care, a recent care leaver or estranged from your family
  • Have a disability
  • Be living in a household with a gross annual income of below £33,000 or which receives means tested state benefits and/or in receipt of Free School Meals or a 16-19 bursary.

You can make an application by completing the form found at the link below.

Applications close Friday 12 March at 6pm.

Application Form

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