A New Vision: PPA

PPA is the only college of its kind in the country that solely concentrates on the training of students between GCSE's and Degree level. TDS discovers a school that is going from strength to strength.


Performance Preparation Academy (PPA) opened in September 2008 in The Ebbisham Centre, Epsom, Surrey. Founded by Louise Glarvey and Rachel Crouch, it is going from strength to strength and in a very short time they have established themselves as a college that takes its training and ethos very seriously. They offer their students all the tools and training they need to have a successful, realistic career, with academic qualifications behind them. Their mission is to provide students with a nurturing yet pragmatic training to prepare them for the competitive, rewarding career ahead of them. They provide students with first class training after completing their GCSE's and slotting into the gap before moving on to Higher Education. Designed within a two year course that is equivalent to 3 A Levels and a Diploma (up to 300 UCAS points) all of the exams taken at PPA are QCA accredited through London College of Music, Trinity Guildhall and LAMDA and range from Drama, Classical Singing through to Musical Theatre. The course has been equally divided into Dance, Drama and Singing training. Sights are set high for students to work hard and prepare them to gain places in the best Colleges and Universities in the country for Performing Arts.

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