Yehudi Menuhin School
Surrey, United Kingdom
About Yehudi Menuhin School
Located in the village of Stoke d'Abernon, near Cobham in Surrey, Yehudi Menuhin School is a specialist independent music school that first opened its doors in 1963. Named for its founder, the famous violinist, the school provides places for a small cohort of pupils aged 8-19. Aside from the focus on musical endeavours, it also offers a wider curriculum.
Yehudi Menuhin provides boarding facilities for most of its pupils. The fee-paying school offers generous bursaries to help cover the cost of tuition and accommodation. The school is technically selective, with admission dependent on an audition.
Dr Richard Hillier
Values and vision
Yehudi Menuhin School seeks to provide a musical education of the very highest standard to outstanding young musicians. To this end, extensive practice time and performance opportunities are offered, with the school hosting a huge number of concerts and performance events every year. The school’s wider academic portfolio is also of a very high standard, with various GCSE and A-level courses on offer.
“The curriculum is documented, supported by appropriate plans and schemes of work for the pupils and covers the required breadth of material. The teaching enabled pupils to make good progress, encompasses effective behaviour management and is supported by suitable resources. A suitable framework for the assessment of pupil performance is in place.”