Creative and Media
Studio School
A creative hub for all gifted and talented 14 – 19 year olds across Kirklees

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BIMM visit the CMSS!

An inspiring and excellent presentation and performance from BIMM!

This week BIMM (British & Irish Modern Music Institute) visited the CMSS as part of their Roadshow.

BIMM is Europe’s largest and leading contemporary music college.

They offer a full range of Higher and Further Education music courses including degrees and diplomas in a variety of different disciplines, such as guitar, bass, drums, vocals, songwriting, music production, music business, music journalism and event management.


Students at CMSS were given a short presentation by staff and current students about life at BIMM, routes into the music industry and an explanation that there is more to the industry than just performing.

Past students at BIMM include George Ezra, Ed Drewett and James Bay.


The morning was rounded off by a stunning performance from one of the BIMM house student bands, performing their own music from the songwriting course.

Following on from this students from CMSS have been invited to visit BIMM Manchester later in the year to take part in a series of performance workshops


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About the school

The Creative & Media Studio School is open to all young people who have a creative flare and are aged between 16 – 19 years old.

The Creative and Media Studio School was the first Studio School to open in the world in 2010. Since then it has achieved a series of fantastic outcomes for students. Today's news (14.08.2014) follows in that tradition and we are delighted

David Nicoll

Chief Executive of The Studio Schools Trust

With this course we will be the fashion designers of the future; we now have the skills and knowledge to excel, nothing can hold us back.

Alex & Danielle


My Art lessons in the Studio School have shown me that it's not what you see, but what you make others see; I've been completely inspired.



With the skills I have developed and opportunities I have been given in the field of Graphic Design, I am positive that it will help me to lead a successful life with a very fulfilling career.



Photography means I can make Art out of real life objects. I love seeing how my skills can create amazing pieces of work, it's very exciting.



Textiles at the Studio School has allowed us to express ourselves, explore different specialist techniques, find our inner creativity and apply it to exciting scenarios.



Learning Business in the Studio School has helped me realise that Business is everywhere and has enabled me to see the world through grown up eyes.



Creative Media Production gives me the skills, confidence and experience to work with external businesses and create professional video products whilst gaining a qualification.



Drama has really helped me to develop skills I can use in all my subjects. I've really grown in confidence because of the way I have been taught.



It's helped me to realise the number of employment opportunities available in the Music Industry, giving me the skills to succeed in any profession. I've developed skills in communication, teamwork, cooperation and Music Technology skills.



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