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Welcome to Big Creative Education

 A 16-19 school in East London offering cutting edge courses in the creative studies

We offer full time courses at level 1, 2 and 3 and encourage the next generation of creative to re-imagine education.

Our mission is for all students to develop their creativity & progress on to a career in the UK’s fastest growing sector.

BCE Training

At BCE Training, creative courses are offered at Level 1and 2 in Digital Media, Music Technology, Events Management and Fashion Design.

BCE Academy

At the Academy we offer level 3 creative courses in Digital Media, Music Technology, Events Management, Games Design and Fashion and Styling.

Students who study at BCE have access to high profile employers within the creative sector, as well as a teaching and learning environment that is stimulating and promotes positive wellbeing and academic achievement.

About us

In the last few years the creative industries have become one of London’s most progressive, vibrant and youthful areas of industry.

It is also one of the fastest growing areas, providing many future employment opportunities for those with energy and creativity. The training relates to industries that appeal to many young people, such as music, film, fashion and Events.

We aim to give young people the knowledge to take on into future life to help them gain employment, and provide them with a focus for their time, which will be spent on projects in which they will produce a final product to represent their work.

Our long-term aim is to create a pool of young, creative talent that is seen within the creative industries as a rich source of potential new employees.

Facilities available

At the BCE campus, we have a range of cutting edge facilities available for student use from fully equipped classrooms to professional recording studios!


Additional support


The Student Services team are a number of qualified professionals who are here to help you succeed in your studies. We aim to be a part of your wider experience to support you in ways that enable you to get the most out of your learning with us. The Student Services Hub is an area for our learners to come and research different organisations, look for jobs and volunteering opportunities and to get some private study completed. It is also where learners come as a first point of contact for student services.  We also promote and facilitate a number of wide ranging workshops and sessions throughout the year to support you in getting the best out of your study.

Bursary applications

Students can apply for the 16-19 bursary fund to help with the costs associated to study. It can be used for transport, lunch, clothing, books and equipment for your course. We pay this money straight into your bank accounts if you are entitled to it. The Welfare and Guidance Officer will support you through the application process and provide guidance of all information needed.

NUS cards (National Union of students)

This is discount card giving students discounts in a range of places including the cinema, restaurants and shops. Once enrolled with Big Creative you will be entitled to apply for this card.

Oyster Card

The 16 + oyster card gives 16-18 yrs free bus travel and half the adult pay as you go on Tube, DLR, London Overground and some National Rail services. Again, we would support you in your application process.

Free School Meals

We support learners in determining if they are eligible to collect vouchers to cover lunch meals. We have healthy food options delivered to Big Creative that you would be able to choose from.

Emergency Hardship

There are occasions when a student may find themselves in exceptional financial hardship. In these instances, our Student Services team will assess the level of hardship and award emergency funds as appropriate.


How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Big Creative Education directly.

Last updated date: 16 December 2015
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