The School’s day-to-day activities are funded by the Education Funding Agency on behalf of the Department for Education.
In addition, the School has received constant generous support from the British Record Industry Trust, a charitable organisation set up by the British record industry to develop projects in the field of education and therapy as well as other works in the community. The Trust, and the many companies which make up the British record industry, have always supported the School both financially (we have received more than £9 million in total from the Trust) and in terms of the time and expertise that so many in the industry freely give to our students. More information on the British Record Industry Trust is available from www.brittrust.co.uk.
The BPI give students the experience of attending The BRIT Awards and to gain invaluable work placements on the live show and other music industry events.
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation have given £194,175 to fund The BRIT School’s Year 14 Bridge Company. Each year, 14 students who have completed Post 16 at the School are selected to train in every aspect of running their own theatre company, receiving master classes, workshops and mentoring from BRIT School tutors, industry professionals and practitioners.
PRG are dedicated sponsors who support the technical ambition of the School through loaning and donating resources. They offer Production Arts students the opportuntiy to work with them on placements.
Students can apply for funding to support their futures in the creative industries by applying for a Creative Futures Westfield Bursary. The award is open to current students attending the The BRIT School and graduates- up to 2 years of leaving. Westfield have also dontated technical theatre equipment to use on all the productions at The BRIT School and to train our young technicians on professional industry standard equipment.
MAC Cosmetics support the Production Arts Make up Course by supplying kit and giving masterclasses to benefit and enrich our student's training.
PPL support The BRIT School, providing meeting rooms and advice.
Deloitte have worked with The BRIT School to create a bespoke contacts database using Salesforce software to manage the ever growing partnerships and contacts the school has with industry and its alumni.
The Cameron Mackintosh Bursary contributes towards the fees of a performing arts training course for one Musical Theatre student.
The Hospital Club have named The BRIT School as their charity partner for 2016/17 The School will receive pro-bono access to The Hospital Club’s facilities to help to showcase our work in a West End location.
The BRIT School are part of UK Music's Music Academic Partnership as an ‘Honorary Member’. MAP is designed to future-proof the music industry by ensuring new entrants have the mix of experience and skills most needed and to help young people wishing to pursue a career in the music industry decide which courses and institution best suits their needs.
ID&C has worked with The BRIT School for a number of years, supplying custom made wristbands and other identification products to support the School’s calendar of live events.
Accenture give a music bursary award to a music student who gives an outstanding music performance. The bursary helps with further training.
Twenty-two Gibson guitars have been generously been loaned to the School. The students will perform gigs and at events throughout the year and will look forward to a flourishing partnership with Gibson.
Supporters in recent years have included:
- ATG (Ambassadors Theatre Group)
- White Light
- Britannia Row Productions
- Harris & Trotter Charitable Trust
- Scott Fleary
- Entertainment Retailers Associations (ERA)
- Funktion One
- Jack Petchey Foundation
- Kerry Nicholls Dance
- Mayday Travel
- Midas Consoles
- Paperhat Group
- Musicians’ Union
- Croydon in Relief in Need Charities
- Royal Albert Hall
- Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company
- Silver Levene
- SSAT (The Schools Network Ltd)
- TC Helicon
- The Estate of Mr Paul Walters