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Yehudi Menuhin School

Co-educational for ages 8 – 19 years old.


Yehudi Menuhin School is a well-known professional music boarding school located in Surrey, a suburb of London. This school was founded in 1963 by the late British Jewish Lord Baron Yehudi Menuhin, the greatest violinist of the 20th century. It is known as the "cradle of musical genius". It provides a good learning and living environment for young people from all over the world with musical talents, as well as top-notch music teachers. It shows that these children pursue a love for music, develop their musical potential, and reach the highest level of performance. The school has trained many internationally renowned national pianists Kathryn Stott, Lu Siqing, violinist Tasmin Little and many other musicians.

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Yehudi Menuhin School

There are only 84 students in this school, and it provides comprehensive music education for "geniuses" aged 8-18. It recruits students from all over the world every year. All students are students specializing in music, and spend half of their time studying each day and half of their time art practice. It is worth mentioning that each student's major is taught by a fixed teacher, and the ratio of teachers to students here is one to one, because the number of admissions is indeed very small every year.

In order to cultivate students’ imagination and creativity, the school has at least one composition class every week to encourage students to actively create and hold it every semester, Concerts, presentations of students’ works. The school is most concerned about the imagination and creativity of children, because this is the cornerstone for artists to build their own style.

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Yehudi Menuhin School

The school lives in the student dormitory. There are five days of classes a week, about eight hours a day, of which about three and a half hours are used to learn cultural knowledge.Learn music knowledge and practice piano for half an hour. Here, music performance is not simply to be learned as a solo form or an instrument, but to participate in veryWhat a comprehensive training. In addition, the school here often holds some small concerts, the scenes are small, but very formal. In addition to music, the lesson also includes more than a dozen subjects such as English, English literature, chemistry, physics, history, drawing, drama, geography, and natural sciences.Learning is not only the learning of music, but a comprehensive learning process.

Excellent academic performance

The school’s GCSE and A Level subject choices are the same as other schools, including: science, history, mathematics, English, music, French, German, ItalianItalian and so on. Extracurricular activities include drama, sports activities, and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.


The students are not only talented in music, but also excellent in academics. In the 2020 public examinations, Yehudi Menuhin School’s Excellent performance, 44% of the students in the British Council Examination (GCSE) passed 9 (A*), and 65% of the students passed 9-7 (equivalent to the old GCSE subjects)A*-A) beyond the good results. In the British college entrance examination (A-levels), 50% of the students got A* and 77% of the students got A*-A. Most students successfully entered my favorite school, and almost all of them entered the world’s famous music academies, the Royal College of Music (Royal College of Music) in the United Kingdom, and Zhu in the United States.Julliard School of Music and so on.School performance concert video:

2020 A Level Results



Grade A*
Grade A* - A

2020 GCSE Results


Grade 9 (A*) 


9 - 7 (A* - A)
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The British Government Ministry of Education Music and Dance Scholarship (MDS) subsidizes overseas students who have lived for two years

The school is a private school with a full boarding fee (2020/21) of 44,208 pounds per year and 43,068 pounds per year for day students. The fee package Include all tuition fees (academic and music), all boarding and food fees, and the cost of participating in all concert tours organized by the school.


However, the Music and Dance Scheme of the Ministry of Education of the British Government provides fees for students who have lived in the UK for at least two years of funding. According to the current rules of the UK Ministry of Education, overseas students who have lived in the UK or boarded at school for two years or more are also eligible receive a grant from the plan. If your musically gifted child has lived in the UK for 2 years, and if you successfully apply, you can get part of the special offer.Funding for training and academic guidance.

Yehudi Menuhin School Suggested Application Timetable

1. Please submit the application at least one year ago (the sooner the better, the Year 11 Year 13 application is generally not accepted) Apply before the end of October, and pass the first stage of the academic performance test. An audition will be arranged between January and March of the following year ( Audition) and interviews.

2. Application for spare parts: registration form, English transcript, English learning certificate, recommendation letter from music teacher, work (video)

Audition Notes:

Assess students' current abilities and performance of the selected instrument

Assess students’ understanding of music performance, creative ability, and their potential to become musicians in the future.


There is no hard and fast rule to choose two musical instruments (but it is recommended to choose a minor if the entrance will)

Yehudi Menuhin School Application Enquiry

Classes started in September 2022 and are now enrolling students.


If you are interested, please contact Abby Plumb Educational Guardian Service in the UK for details. Mrs Abby Plumb, a senior Chinese education guardian in the United Kingdom, will provide analysis and suggestions to help parents and students prepare for further studies. The most professional education consultation service (online consultation time can be reserved by email or phone)

Yehudi Menuhin School

Address: Cobham Road Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham KT11 3QQ, UK


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