Saturday 2nd February 2019
9am to 1pm

Twice a year The Purcell School opens its doors to prospective students and parents, welcoming them to meet staff and students, take in the campus and facilities, and enjoy the outstanding music-making that characterises the School.

Visitors are able to meet with the Headmaster and the Heads of the six Music Departments. They will be taken on a tour of the School, guided by current students, visit our recording studios and see the Music Technology Department in action. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions on all aspects of School life, academic and pastoral, as well as the music programme and entry auditions.

Registration for Purcell’s October 2018 Open Morning is now closed. To book a place for our February 2019 Open Morning, please register your interest by completing the registration form.

Please be aware that all places are means-tested, and that Scholarships of up to 100% are available under the government’s Music and Dance Scheme.

If you have any further questions, contact the School’s Registrar, Ms Karen Eldridge, on

Play at Purcell; Year 7 Taster Day
Saturday 17th November 2018
10:00 to 12:00

The Purcell School will be offering prospective students the chance to come and Play at Purcell. There will be opportunities to play with other musically-minded young students, visit the School’s music facilities and gain insight into what a day in the life of a Purcell student is really like.

To book a place for Play at Purcell, register your interest by completing the registration form.

Woodwind Open Day
Sunday 9th December 2018
14:00 to 17:00

An afternoon of workshops, masterclasses, and performances for young woodwind players. Do you play saxophone, recorder, flute, oboe, clarinet, or bassoon at Grade 6 standard, or above? If the answer is yes – come and join us!

To book a place for the Woodwind Open Day, register your interest by completing the registration form.