BRIT School

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The BRIT School is a British performing arts and technology school located in the London Borough of Croydon, England, with a mandate to provide education and vocational training for the performing arts, media, art and design and the technologies that make performance possible.wikipedia
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Adele

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Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
After graduating from the BRIT School in 2006, Adele signed a recording contract with XL Recordings.

Jessie J

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Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
She studied at the BRIT School before signing with Gut Records and striking a songwriting deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

Leona Lewis

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Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
She was born and raised in the London Borough of Islington in London, where she attended the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

London Borough of Croydon

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The BRIT School is a British performing arts and technology school located in the London Borough of Croydon, England, with a mandate to provide education and vocational training for the performing arts, media, art and design and the technologies that make performance possible.
Other landmarks in the borough include Addington Palace, an eighteenth-century mansion which became the official second residence of six Archbishops of Canterbury, Shirley Windmill, one of the few surviving large windmills in Greater London built in the 1850s, and the BRIT School, a creative arts institute run by the BRIT Trust which has produced artists such as Adele, Amy Winehouse and Leona Lewis.

Tom Holland (actor)

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Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
A graduate of the BRIT School in London, Holland previously appeared on stage in the title role of Billy Elliot the Musical in London's West End in 2008, and his other films include In the Heart of the Sea (2015), and The Current War (2017).

Amy Winehouse

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Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
She also appeared in an episode of The Fast Show, 1997, with other children from the Sylvia Young School and later attended the Mount School, Mill Hill; the BRIT School in Selhurst, Croydon; Osidge JMI School and then Ashmole School.

Cush Jumbo

Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
From the age of 11 to 15, she trained at the Francis Cooper School of Dance whilst attending Cator Park School for Girls, but at 14 she left Cator Park to pursue acting more seriously at the BRIT School in Selhurst.

Mark Featherstone-Witty

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Mark Featherstone-Witty had been inspired by Alan Parker's 1980s film Fame to create a secondary school specialising in the performing arts.
He is the Founding Principal and Chief Executive of the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) which he founded, with Paul McCartney, in the mid-1990s, after establishing the British Record Industry Trust BRIT School in Croydon with Richard Branson.

2013 New Year Honours

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The school's former principal Sir Nick Williams was knighted in the New Years Honours List 2013 from services to education.

Loyle Carner

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Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
He started his secondary education at Whitgift School in South Croydon, and moved on to study at the Brit School, and began studying for an acting degree at the Drama Centre.

Black Midi

Selective in its intake, the school is notable for its celebrity alumni, that include singers Adele, Jessie J, Leona Lewis, Joivan Wade, Cush Jumbo, Loyle Carner, Amy Winehouse, Black Midi and Tom Holland.
Prior to the formation of the band, Geordie Greep had separate jam sessions with Matt Kwasniewski-Kelvin and Morgan Simpson, all of whom (alongside Cameron Picton) were attending BRIT School.

City Technology College

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Established in 1991 under the CTC programme, the school is funded by the British Government with support from the British Record Industry Trust and maintains an independent school status from the local education authority.

Selhurst High School

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The school expanded in 2012, acquiring part of the former Selhurst High School building next door.
The buildings went on to house the BRIT School.

British Phonographic Industry

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As it happened, the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) were concerned with home taping and realised they had no political influence to bring the necessary pressure to bear.
Through the projects it supports, which include Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy and the BRIT School, the Trust offers young people the opportunity to enhance their lives through music.

Ace and Vis

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They met whilst studying at the BRIT School in London.

Bashy

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Thomas attended The BRIT School for Performing Arts as a theatre student.

Billie Black

Black attended the BRIT School and studied jazz at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Adam Warne

Prior to this, Warne attended The BRIT School of Performing Arts and Technology under the Music strand and graduated with a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma In Music in 2011.

Emily Head

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She attended the BRIT School in Croydon, where she completed a BTEC course in acting and was a schoolmate of singers Katy B and Adele.

Eman Kellam

He attended Forest Hill School and then The BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology.

Dane Bowers

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When he was fifteen years old, after leaving school, he enrolled at a Croydon-based performing arts college, the BRIT School.

Dan Gillespie Sells

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He studied at the BRIT School which many new British groups originate from such as The Kooks in Croydon.

The Feeling

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Sells and Jones met as music students at the BRIT School in Croydon in 1995.

Ella Eyre

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Eyre was educated at Millfield School in Somerset and the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology, where she studied musical theatre.

Jade Bird

At age 16, began attending the BRIT School in Croydon, which she graduated from in 2016.