The CYM Saturday Centre runs between 9am & 5pm during term-time (32 weeks a year) in Morley College, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 and two nearby satellite annexes – Notre Dame High School and Johanna Primary School (percussion faculty only).
Who can apply?
The CYM Saturday Centre is open to all children who already sing or play an instrument and are attending school or are in a gap year. Students need to have been learning for approximately 12 months before applying to CYM and be aged between 8 and 18 years old (19 if in a gap year).
We do offer beginner on some instruments. Please click on this link for more information: CYM Taster Courses
Places are offered based on the applicant’s musical potential, taking into account their age, experience and prior access to musical education.
Our application process is as follows:
- CYM Open Day – taking place in January each year
- Application deadline – end of February each year
- CYM Auditions (on first study instrument initially) – March and April each year
- Offers sent out by the end of May each year
- Academic year begins September each year
N.B We do offer auditions throughout the year if we have spaces available.
The CYM administration is based at Morley College – an adult education college that offers a wide range of other courses that may be of interest to parents and family members.