Sylvia Young Theatre School A GSG School
- Sylvia Young Theatre School
1 Nutford Place
- Head: Ms Frances Chave
- T 020 7258 2330
- F 020 7723 1040
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.syts.co.uk
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 10 to 16
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Westminster
- Pupils: 263
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: £13,500 - £13,800 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The performing arts are of course the raison d’etre of this all-singing, all-dancing institution and Thursdays and Fridays are devoted to the training needs of aspiring stars. Many of the performing arts staff are themselves working professionals and don’t spare their students from the profession’s harder knocks. (At one lesson.....
What the school says...
Students who board do so with accredited host families. There are no on-site boarding facilities.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Media / Film / TV Studies at an English Independent School (GCSE)
2016 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Boys taking Media / Film / TV Studies at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
- Best performance by Girls taking Media / Film / TV Studies at an English Independent School (GCSE Full Course)
What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 1981, Sylvia Young OBE (70s). The founding principal, she is something of a legend in London’s theatreland and has been supplying junior talent to the West End stage for over 30 years. With some early training, she decided ‘performance was not for me’, but soon realised she had a knack for spotting and inspiring talent in others. She started on a small scale, working with local children at a youth club in east London, then launched a full-time school at the suggestion of one of the parents. The school is her passion and she now lives on the site with her husband. Two grown-up daughters have both entered the profession, one (Frances Ruffelle) as a Tony-winning actress and singer, the other (Alison) as a theatrical agent. Her granddaughter is the pop singer Eliza...