Ida Gertrude Carroll (1905-1995, student, secretary and then principal of the Northern School of Music) here making sure that part-time and junior music students of the Northern School of Music as well as students of Speech and Drama Course at the school be considered when the forthcoming RNCM is being designed. Hundreds of students need providing for. The RNCM continued the Junior School on Saturdays and does to this day. The Speech and Drama students however could not be provided for in the end, and this became eventually part of Manchester Metropolitan University's School of Theatre.
Part of the #NSM2020 project "A 20/20 Legacy: the centenary of the Northern School of Music" supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.