Do you need help with costs for music centre groups and ensemble membership?
What would qualify my child for FREE membership? 

If you meet one or more of the following criteria your child will qualify for free membership: 

  • Children and young people eligible for Free School Meals (year 3 or above)
  • Universal Credit which has replaced the following benefits:
    • Child Tax Credit 
    • Housing Benefit 
    • Income Support 
    • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) 
    • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
    • Working Tax Credit 
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Looked After Children and Previously Looked After Children
  • Pension Credit (Guarantee Credit)

Please note you will be asked to upload a photo or scan of one supporting document with your application. 

How do I apply for a free place? 

Please complete our online membership form and tell us you think you are eligible for free membership. You will be asked to upload a photo or scan of one supporting document with your application. If your child is in receipt of Free School Meals documentation is not required.