The Saffron Centre for Young Musicians is an exciting new educational resource in the East of England. With committed, driven and experienced tutors, it offers unique opportunities for music making to its students – so if you have dedication and a passion for music, we would very much like to see you.

This website will tell you more about us; the Centre, its tutors, our latest news, further information on our classes and a typical timetable. Below you can information on our fees, our bursary scheme and how to join us at SCYM. If you want to get in touch please email You can apply by completing our booking form, or by emailing us.

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Equal Opportunities Form

Completing this application page is compulsory, however the information you provide here will not affect the audition decision. CYM is a Division of the Guildhall School of Music & Drama which is a department of the City of London Corporation. The management of data is informed by the City of London’s Data Protection Policy which is available through the Chamberlain’s Department, Guildhall, London.

1 Ethnicity Monitoring

Please tick a box below to identify your ethnicity. We use this data to help us evaluate our services and plan for future provision:

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2 Disability Monitoring

If you have any special requirements due to a disability or long term medical condition please let us know full details on the application form so we can try to offer facilities which meet your needs. If you prefer to discuss this in confidence you can contact the Head of Saturday Centre on +44 (0)20 7928 3844. Data on this page will be used to help us evaluate our services and plan for future provision and also to prompt us to contact you with advice and support if you are offered a place.

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Your child has a social/communication impairment such as Asperger's syndrome or other autistic spectrum disorderYour child has a long standing illness or health condition such as cancer, HIV, diabetes, chronic heart disease, or epilepsyYour child has a physical impairment or mobility issues, such as difficulty using your arms or using a wheelchair or crutchesYour child is deaf or have a serious hearing impairmentYour child has a specific learning difficulty such as dyslexia, dyspraxia or AD(H)DYour child has two or more impairments and/or disabling medical conditionsYour child is blind or have a serious visual impairment uncorrected by glassesYour child has a mental health condition, such as depression, schizophrenia or anxiety disorderYour child has a disability, impairment or medical condition that is not listed above (I)
3 Socio-Economic Monitoring

Please tick the box that is the nearest description of the highest earning parent/guardian’s occupation:

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