Video: Watch Simon Cowell surprise a bunch of Brit School students

X Factor judge Simon Cowell joked he would have become the biggest recording artist in the world – or an actor – if he had studied somewhere with the “enthusiasm and optimism” of the Brit school.

Describing how he remembers hating school, Simon said it was like these students had “won the lottery”.

Watch him meeting the students and touring the Nordoff Robbins facility in the grounds ahead of being honoured at this year’s Music Industry Trust Awards (Mits), which are held to raise money for the school and the music therapy charity.

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