Voice Box Project, Dudley: project designs for looked after children and music

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    Wednesday, 16 September, 2015 - 16:02

This visualisation shows the main elements in the Voice Box Project, Dudley, with looked after children. Click on the dots for more information.

Waypointwaypoint/partnersPartners170.0193.0""#0000002
Waypointwaypoint/partnership-building-and-maintenancePartnership building and maintenance63.0329.0""#0000002
Waypointwaypoint/training-staff-and-young-leadersTraining for staff and young leaders184.0458.0""#0000002
Waypointwaypoint/main-programme-20-sessionsMain programme: 20 sessions354.0462.0""#0000002
Waypointwaypoint/performance-0Performance531.0462.0""#0000002
Waypointwaypoint/post-performance-reflection-seminarPost performance reflection seminar706.0461.0""#0000002

This visualisation shows the main elements in the Voice Box Project, Dudley, with looked after children. Click on the dots for more information.


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Partners

Partners

Sound it Out (www.sounditout.co.uk)
Dudley CYPS Looked After Children Team

Partnership building and maintenance

Leading to the creation of an advisory group made up of Dudley Children’s and Youth Service representatives alongside other relevant professionals. Met monthly during the project.

Training for staff and young leaders

6 sessions (5+1 later on) held over summer as teambuilding/ training. 6 musicians and 4 DCYS support workers attended. Young singing leaders/peer assistants.

Main programme: 20 sessions

20 weekly sessions, held on Monday evenings (4.30-7 pm) took place in a primary school, from the end of July, throughout the summer and into the autumn of 2010, ending with a performance on November 30th.

These sessions involved a core group of about 16 children aged 8-13, about 6 young people as mentors/ young singing leaders, 3 lead musicians,3 trainee musicians and 3 support workers from Dudley CYPS.

Performance

A celebration evening took place on November 30th 2010 at Netherton Arts Centre, in order for the children and young people to showcase their work to their carers, families, social workers and other local authority staff. Sixteen children and six young people performed on the evening of the performance.

Post performance reflection seminar

Seminar February 2011 Creative Ways of Working with Looked After Children with wide range of delegates and from across West Midlands. attending from across West Midlands and further afield. Has led to new initiatives and sustained activity for LAC in the area.

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