Bachelor of Education (Music) Taster Morning

 Bachelor of Education (Music) 

 Taster Morning 

Monday 11 December, 9:30am – 1pm

Are your pupils interested in studying Music Teaching at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland?

Sign up now for you and up to three of your pupils to attend our taster morning. Taking place here at RCS, it will focus on providing information for the Bachelor of Education (Music) Degree. 

This morning will be a great opportunity to:

  • Find out about our BEd Music programme from the people who teach it
  • Try your hand at an introduction to music studies session
  • See inside RCS and get a feel for what it could be like to study here
  • Get up close with the instruments and resources available at RCS
  • Meet the Fair Access Team and learn what support we can offer you and your pupils

Sign Up Deadline: 8 December, 12 noon

Fair Access is funded to support young people who face barriers in accessing the arts. You are welcome to book up to three of your pupils on this session who meet the following criteria:

Get in touch if you have any questions or need us to check a postcode for you.

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions or have any issues with filling out the form, please get in touch at: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Production Interview Prep

 Production Interview Prep 

21 & 23 November 2023

A table of young people painting squares

If you’re interested in applying to study Production Arts or Technology at a college, university or conservative, join us for our Production Interview Prep Sessions. These sessions will be a great opportunity for you to:

  • receive tips on interviewing
  • learn more about the interview experience
  • build your confidence
  • learn more about studying Production Arts or Technology
When: 21 and 23 November, 5pm-7pm
Where: Online

Booking Deadline: Fri 10 Nov, 12noon

Please note: WACI will prioritise those facing barriers to accessing the arts such as those:

Get in touch and we can check your postcode for you. 

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this activity, please email: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Bachelor of Education (Music) Interview Prep

 Bachelor of Education (Music) 

 Interview Prep 

15 & 22 November 2023

Young woman pointing at a music score

If you’re in the process, or thinking about applying to study music teaching at a college, university or conservatoire, join us for our BEd Interview Prep workshops.

Our BEd Interview Prep Sessions will be a great opportunity for you to:

  • Receive tips on interviewing
  • Learn more about the interview experience
  • Build your confidence
  • Learn more about studying BEd Music

Participants will require access to a keyboard for the sessions. Please do let us know if this will not be possible, and we will look into ways of supporting you in being able to access a keyboard or piano. 

When: 15 & 22 November, 5 – 7pm
Where: Online

Booking Deadline: Fri 10 Nov, 12noon

Please note: WACI will prioritise those facing barriers to accessing the arts such as those:

Get in touch and we can check your postcode for you. 

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this activity, please email: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Fair Access Filmmaking Taster Morning

 Fair Access 

 Filmmaking Taster Morning 

Wednesday 8 November, 9:30 – 1pm

RCS, 100 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3DB

A group of young people with a tutor playing with film cameras

Are your pupils interested in studying Filmmaking at a college, university or conservatoire? Sign up now for you and up to three of your pupils to attend our Filmmaking Taster Morning at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Come and meet some of the Fair Access team where we’ll be on hand to advise about what support we can offer you and your pupils. The taster session will also be a great opportunity to:

  • Find out more about the RCS BA Filmmaking course
  • Try your hand at screenwriting
  • Hear from and chat with current filmmaking students
  • Get up close with filmmaking equipment

We welcome you inside RCS to get a feel for what it could be like to study here.

Booking Deadline: 1 November, 12 noon

Please note: Fair Access is funded to support young people who face barriers in accessing the arts. You are welcome to book up to three of your pupils on this session who meet the following criteria:

Get in touch and we can check your postcode for you. 

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this activity, please email: fairaccesshello@rcs.ac.uk

Filmmaking Interview Prep

 Filmmaking Interview Prep 

Tuesday 10 October, 5 – 7pm

A film camera and phone zooming in on a mouth

Are you thinking about applying to study filmmaking at a college, university or conservatoire? Join us for our Filmmaking Interview Prep Workshop.

This workshop will be a great opportunity for you to:

  • Learn more about what it’s like to study filmmaking
  • Prepare for the interview scenario
  • Receive tips on how to improve your interview
  • Answer any questions you may have
When: Tuesday 10 October, 5 – 7pm
Where: Online

Booking Deadline: 9 October, 12 noon

Please note: WACI will prioritise those facing barriers in accessing the arts such as those who are:

Get in touch and we can check your postcode for you. 

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this activity, please email: waci@rcs.ac.uk

One to One Music Audition Prep

 One-to-One 

 Music Audition Advice 

October 2023

Young man sitting with violin

WACI are pleased to announce our new round of one-to-one sessions for music audition preparation. If you are in the process, or thinking, of applying to study music at a college, university or conservatoire, these sessions are for you!

Our one-to-one music advice sessions are a great opportunity to:

  • Learn more about the audition experience
  • Receive tips on how to improve your audition
  • Build your confidence in auditioning

We have a range of one-hour slots available throughout the second week of October:

October schedule of dates

Please note: All sessions will take place online. You can indicate which slot you prefer by filling out our booking form linked below:

Booking Deadline: Wed 4 Oct, 12noon

Please note: WACI will prioritise those facing barriers to accessing the arts such as those:

Get in touch and we can check your postcode for you. 

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions about this activity, please email: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Monologue Audition Prep

 Monologue Audition Prep 

19 September – 5 October

Two young people practising lines for acting

Have you applied or are you thinking about applying to study drama at a college, university or conservatoire?

Join us at RCS for our workshops in helping you prepare for your audition.

The workshops will be the perfect opportunity for you to:

  • help select your monologues
  • prepare for the audition scenario
  • receive performance feedback

Taking place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 – 8pm on the following dates in September and October:

Tuesday Thursday
19 September 21 September
26 September 28 September
3 October 5 October

 Book your place on our form here 

Note: Fair Access is funded to support young people who face the greatest barriers in accessing the arts. Teachers are welcome to book up to four of your directing students onto this session who meet the following criteria:

  • living in a SIMD20 postcode and/or
  • care experienced or estranged and/or
  • identifying as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Colour (living at a SIMD20 or 40 postcode).

You can check your postcode here or the team can check it for you.

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions or any issues with filling out the form, please get in touch at: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Masterclass for Schools: Directing

 Masterclass for Schools: 

 Directing 

Wednesday 11 October, 9:30am – 1pm

Two young men sitting on a studio floor, holding paper to read from

Do you teach pupils who have been chosen to be assessed as Directors for Higher or Advanced Higher Drama? Then our Masterclass for Schools: Directing is for you.

This workshop aims to help your young people achieve as highly as possible in their practical directing, in relation to the SQA Marking Criteria. Your pupils will be supported to get up on their feet and share ways to bring text to life. 

Come along with your Directing candidates and let’s pool our resources to give them the best opportunities for success. 

When: Wednesday 11 October, 9:30am – 1pm
Where: RCS, 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G2 3DB
Who is it for: Teachers of Drama and their pupils

 Book Your Place Here On Our Form 

This workshop will be led by Linda Duncan McLaughlin (Director) and Neil Millar (Education Scotland) and is in partnership with Glasgow CREATE.

‘This was such an enjoyable and insightful session in how I might approach directing.’

‘It was valuable to see the process that a director goes through in the rehearsal room and processes you can take an actor through.’

Note: Fair Access is funded to support young people who face the greatest barriers in accessing the arts. Teachers are welcome to book up to four of your directing students onto this session who meet the following criteria:

  • living in a SIMD20 postcode and/or
  • care experienced or estranged and/or
  • identifying as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Colour (living at a SIMD20 or 40 postcode).

You can check your postcode here or the team can check it for you.

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions or any issues with filling out the form, please get in touch at: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Come and Try: CLPL Prop Making Workshop

 Come and Try: 

 CLPL Prop-Making Workshop 

Wednesday 27 September, 4 – 6pm

A range of large and small stage props on display

Do you teach Prop or 3D Model Making for N5/Higher Drama or N5/Higher Art and Design? Then our CLPL Prop Making Workshop is for you.

This workshop will be a great chance to:

  • Develop your skills in designing and creating props 
  • Get to know the most useful and sustainable materials to have in your store cupboard 
  • Share ideas with other teachers
  • Be inspired and develop new ways of working

When: 27 September, 4-6pm
Where: RCS, Wallace Studios, Garscube Rd, G2 3DB
Who is it for: Teachers of Drama and/or Art & Design

 BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE ON OUR FORM 

This workshop will be led by Merlin Currie, Props Tutor at RCS and is in partnership with Glasgow CREATE.

‘It’s so enjoyable to learn practical, hands-on exercises I can run with pupils and to get lots of time for questions!’

‘The most useful thing was hearing from someone so knowledgeable and passionate.  Being able to hear from a professional how it’s done.’

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions or any issues with filling out the form, please get in touch at: waci@rcs.ac.uk

Focus on Applications: DDPF

 Focus on Applications for 

 Dance, Drama, Production and Filmmaking 

Tuesday 12 & Thursday 14 September

Woman pointing at a screen that young woman is balancing on her lap

Want to discover more about studying dance, drama, production or filmmaking? Then our Focus on Applications for DDPF sessions are for you.

These two free sessions will be a great chance to:

  • Learn about studying at a college, university or conservatoire in dance, drama, production or filmmaking
  • Gain an understanding of the application process
  • Get top tips on how to write your personal statement

These sessions focus on applying via UCAS and UCAS Conservatoires, as well as applying for a creative course at any college and/or university.

When: 12 & 14 September, 5-7pm
Where: Online (via Zoom)
Who is it for: Eligible S5 and S6 pupils who are looking to apply to study the arts in further or higher education

 BOOKINGS ARE NOW CLOSED 

Note: Fair Access will prioritise those facing barriers to accessing the arts such as those:

  • living in an SIMD20 postcode and/or
  • care experienced or estranged and/or
  • identifying as Black, Indigenous or a Person of Colour (living at an SIMD20 or 40 postcode).

You can check your postcode here or if you contact the team we can check for you.

 Contact Us 

If you have any questions or any issues with filling out the form, please get in touch at: waci@rcs.ac.uk