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  • Tring Park School for the Performing Arts
    Tring Park
    Tring
    Hertfordshire
    HP23 5LX
  • Head: Mr Stefan Anderson
  • T 01442 824255
  • F 01442 891069
  • E info@tringpark.com
  • W www.tringpark.com
  • A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 8 to 19
  • Boarding: Yes
  • Local authority: Hertfordshire
  • Pupils: 326
  • Religion: Not Applicable
  • Fees: Day £14,070 - £22,410; Boarding £23,715 - £33,540 pa
  • Open days: Termly. Please contact the school.
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • ISI report: View the ISI report

What says..

An extremely impressive vocational school that also manages to give its students an excellent education. Tring isn't a stage school in the old-fashioned sense, as the pupils were eager to point out, but a heady mix of high-level vocational and...

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What the school says...

Tring Park School for the Performing Arts is a school of excellence which specialises in the performing arts, dance, musical theatre and drama. We provide a full and first class academic education for all our pupils with the aim of making them them educated performers and giving them the opportunity to pursue careers both inside and outside the field of performing arts. ...Read more

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Excellent performance by Boys taking Drama & Theatre Studies at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Dance at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
  • Excellent performance by Girls taking Drama & Theatre Studies at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Film Studies at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Dance at an English Independent School (GCE AS level)
  • Best performance by Girls taking Drama & Theatre Studies at an English Independent School (GCSE)

Other features

Music and dance scheme - government funding and grants available to help with fees at selected independent music and dance schools.

All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

Performing arts specialist school

What The Good Schools Guide says

An extremely impressive vocational school that also manages to give its students an excellent education. Tring isn't a stage school in the old-fashioned sense, as the pupils were eager to point out, but a heady mix of high-level vocational and academic education, where the two strands rub together to produce very bright sparks... Feathers do get ruffled occasionally. 'Inevitably at a school like this ...

Principal

Since 2002, Mr Stefan Anderson MA BMus ARCM ARCT. Fifties, single, no children. A highly personable man whose Boris Karloff-like photo on the school's website in no way reflects his immense charm and humour. A classically trained musician, he grew up in Canada and attended Carleton University, Ottawa; then moved to the UK and studied at the Royal College of Music and Emmanuel College, Cambridge, where he was an organ scholar....

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Special Education Needs

Parents should note that entry to The Arts Educational School, Tring, is by audition and is determined solely on the basis of talent and potential in dance, drama or singing. Individual learning support lessons in English and mathematics are available for pupils if required. Oct 09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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