Yehudi Menuhin School A GSG School
- Yehudi Menuhin School
- Head: Dr R Hillier
- T 01932 864739
- F 01932 864633
- E reception@yehu…inschool.co.uk
- W www.yehudimenu…inschool.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 8 to 19
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Surrey
- Pupils: 80
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: Boarding £41,928 pa for those not on music and dance scheme.
- Open days: Termly on a Friday or Saturday 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Contact the Headmaster’s PA.
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The most specialised of the country's specialist music schools, the Yehudi Menuhin School provides tuition on strings (violin, viola, cello, double bass and guitar only) and piano. 'We operate on a plane above the other music schools,' said one proud...
What the school says...
Specialist Music School plus GCSE and A level subjects. Entry is strictly through instrumental audition.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Music at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
- Best performance by Girls taking Music at an English Independent School (GCE A level)
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.
What The Good Schools Guide saysThe most specialised of the country's specialist music schools, the Yehudi Menuhin School provides tuition on strings (violin, viola, cello, double bass and guitar only) and piano. 'We operate on a plane above the other music schools,' said one proud pupil. If you are in doubt whether your child is talented enough to come here, then he or she probably isn't. This is no environment for the...
Since 2010, Dr Richard Hillier MA PhD (50s). Previously headmaster of The Oratory Preparatory School, in Oxfordshire and, before that, head of classics and housemaster at Repton. Not the obvious choice for the rôle, following Nicholas Chisholm’s 22 years at the helm. Has taken quite a leap from head of a rural RC prep school to headmaster of an internationally renowned musical centre of excellence. A former chorister (at...