Post 16 and care leavers

The Department for Education (DfE) letter - higher education opportunities

Download the letter from the DfE for opportunities for Post 16 and care leavers in higher education


Arts Award discover and explore

Arts Award Discover is an introductory award, designed for ages 5 and above, but is open to children and young people aged 25 and under. To achieve an Arts Award Discover, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of: taking part in arts activities. To fond out more information and how to take part.

Download the Artslink information leaflet


Opportunity for 16 - 19s BFI Film Academy Birmingham 

BFI Film Academy is a hands on course for young people 16 - 19 passionate about film, sound, writing or production. Designed so you can do it whilst at college or work, running in Autumn half term and some weekend sessions. There are now limited spaces available for Spring 2021, deadline to apply is 30 November 2020.

We are seeking a diverse group of 20 young people between the ages of 16 and 19 to be a part of the BFI Film Academy Programme delivered by The Company in partnership with Yamination Studios. No previous experience needed, just an interest in film, script, acting, production or visuals.

Who can apply? 

Any young person in the West Midlands 16 - 19 years passionate about film or film-making and looking for a career in the industry. There are no qualification requirements just a simple online application form.
You can be in education or not in education, in work or not in work (but not at university). We can offer support if you have specific educational needs and bursaries are available if you need help.

Download th BFI Film Academy letter for information on how to apply for the BFI course


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Last updated: 03/02/2021 11:42

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