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82% of Year 13 students went into the creative industries in 2018

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A unique school specialising in media for 14 - 19 year olds

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"Just a year on from joining, I finally feel confident with myself & know that creative minds can flourish."

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About the Global Academy

In September 2016, the Global Academy welcomed its very first students. Young people who we hope will go on and wow the world with their talent in the fast paced and exciting broadcast and digital media industry.

Global, the media & entertainment company behind some of the UK’s best-loved radio brands, are the driving force behind the Global Academy. They believe it’s crucial to arm students with the proper technical, business and creative skills they need to work in the broadcast and digital media industry, and to help them connect their core studies with vocational skills in a truly practical and entrepreneurial way in an inspirational environment. Global are determined to help young people fulfil their potential and want to extend this opportunity to students from all backgrounds.

Students experience everything they need to kick start their media careers, from classroom and studio training to exposure with industry professionals via guest speakers, 1-2-1 mentoring and work experience. Our sixth form students leave the Academy with both a network of contacts and a personal portfolio of media projects.

Our partnership with the University of the Arts, London (UAL) enables us to offer a rigorous and challenging curriculum. Our students study for GCSEs and A-Levels plus a qualification in Broadcast & Digital Media.

A paper copy of all the information on our website is available, please just email and tell us what you need. 

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