Franchise theatre school invests in teams with creative workshops

Franchise theatre school invests in teams with creative workshops The heart and soul of any theatre school are the team of teachers and staff who work tirelessly to inspire and bring the very best out of its students. As part of its #20YearsAmazing birthday celebrations, Razzamataz Theatre Schools have invested in its teams across the …

Stepping back in time to Dragons’ Den

Stepping back in time to Dragons’ Den It’s been more than 13 years since the original jingle stole the hearts of the business leaders in BBCs Dragons’ Den and now we are delighted to reveal a new jingle, reflecting a new decade and celebrating the theatre schools twenty year birthday. Denise Hutton-Gosney, the MD and …

Childcare franchise opportunities are perfect for UK parents

Childcare franchise opportunities are perfect for UK parents If you’re a parent thinking about starting a UK franchise to create the best possible work-life balance, educational after school clubs, fitness clubs, and holiday child care clubs could be the solution you seek. Here at Franchise UK, our expert business teams are continually on the lookout …

Scholarship legacy for theatre school students

Scholarship legacy for theatre school students A theatre school franchise has been working with The Stage newspapers since 2008 to offer a full year’s scholarship to attend one of their schools across the UK. At the Awards event in London, the founder of Razzamataz saw first-hand how scholarships change lives. Every school in the Razzamataz network offers …

Franchise gives singer and vocal coach the next step in her career

Franchise gives singer and vocal coach the next step in her career Katrina Melling is the Principal of Razzamataz High Wycombe. She took the leap from being a freelance vocal coach to owning a theatre school and is enjoying this next challenge in her career. Background I got my first job playing piano at a …

Happy birthday Razzamataz

Happy birthday Razzamataz A day and night of joyful celebration was the perfect way to welcome Razzamataz Theatre Schools to its twentieth year in business. The franchise theatre school celebrated turning 20 with a glitzy and glamourous birthday party surrounded by Principals, teachers and special guests. The day Conference event was held at the spectacular …

Happy culture creates longevity

Happy culture creates longevity With twenty years of business behind them, much of the success of the Dragons’ Den backed theatre school franchise is creating a happy culture among franchisees and also staff. A study conducted by Columbia University revealed that organisations with a higher company culture enjoyed a decreased turnover rate of just 13.9 …

Principal returns to first love as theatre school owner

Principal returns to first love as theatre school owner Michaela Crumpton is the Principal of Razzamataz Bristol South, having taken the leap from the school’s singing teacher to taking over the business. Background I have been through a range of jobs, for many years working in retail after being told by the school careers adviser …

Puddle Ducks raises £300k for local charities

Franchise fundraisers ‘dive’ deep into their pockets for charity An award winning UK baby and child swimming school franchise has raised more than £300,000 for local charities through its national PJ Week fundraiser in the last six years.  The Puddle Ducks UK franchise network provides award winning swimming classes for children from birth and during …

Making memories and inspiring futures

Making memories and inspiring futures Being part of a national theatre school franchise, the people working within it acknowledge it is a privilege to be part of the lives of children and their families. Principals of schools across the UK get the opportunity to help shape the future and leave a lasting legacy.     When …

Longevity in a theatre school franchise

As a theatre school franchise prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary, we mark the achievements of some of the first franchisees who came on board during the very early days. Razzamataz Theatre Schools achieved national recognition in 2007 after an appearance on BBC’s Dragons’ Den in which Duncan Bannatye offered the full investment. Since then, …

A Christmas gift of confidence

A Christmas gift of confidence This holiday season give the child in your life a gift that could potentially change their lives forever. Another plastic toy or tech gadget will offer momentary joy but a gift to inspire creativity and build your child’s confidence is something that will last a lifetime. The confidence gained from …