Hallé Orchestra unveils plans for new school in Stoke-on-Trent

This week, the world famous Hallé Orchestra have announced plans to open a free school with a music specialism in Stoke-on-Trent. The school is proposed to have 40% of the curriculum dedicated to music, with proposed master classes from professionals, a musicians in residence scheme, and opportunities to perform with the Hallé choir and youth orchestra.


If approved, the new school would plan to open in September 2020, with capacity for 650 students aged 7-19. This story was also covered by The IThe Times, and the BBC.