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SOMERSET SUMMIT - Participatory Music with Vulnerable Young People working in PRU's and other settings

FRIDAY 24TH NOVEMBER, Monks Yard, Ilminster, Somerset

AIMED AT: PRU staff and other educational professionals working with vulnerable young people including NEETs, SEND, Music Leaders, Policy Makers and Funders.

Programme for the day

10.00am register and coffee

10.30am – 12.00am: Welcome and Panel Presentations followed by Questions

  • Tamsin Mendelsohn, Relationship Manager, Music Education Hubs, Arts Council of England South West Office (Hopefully TBC) - music hubs and the role of working with vulnerable young people
  • Zoe Kilb, Grants & Learning Officer, Youth Music – research findings, impact and priority areas relating to vulnerable young people at risk
  • Helen Reid, Music & Arts Executive Officer, Sound Foundation Somerset, Somerset Music Education Hub – its approach to working with vulnerable young people
  • Jo Simons, Headteacher, South Somerset Partnership College - the value of music within the overall education context
  • PRU Staff Member (TBC) – response from someone working directly with young people
  • Nick Brace, Artistic Director & Music Leader, Actiontrack – relevance and effectiveness of working through music with young people
  • A student (TBC) – a personal story

12.00am – 12.45pm: Choice of 2 Practical Music Delivery & Ways of Working in PRUs and other settings

  1. Actiontrack: Somerset
  2. Rhythmix: Brighton

12.45pm – 1.30pm: Shared experiences, thoughts and comments coming out of the previous session

1.30pm - 2.30pm: lunch and networking 

2.30pm - 3.30pm: Approaches to PRU/Vulnerable CYP and Music Hubs in other geographic areas and to cover attainment options, virtual music provision and working with Children in Care followed by Questions

  • Michael Davidson, Head of Rock, Family and Community Music, Hertfordshire Music Service (also working with Cambridgeshire and Essex Music Education Hubs)
  • Jack Kingslake, Alternative Education Project Manager, Rhythmix, Brighton (and the South East including Surrey)

3.30pm - 4.45pm: Final plenary session - what have we learned today and what do we want for the future and how do we achieve it.

4.45pm end

Somerset practitioners – free of charge. Other attendees: £30 to include lunch

50 Places available: To book email Ruth Copping or phone 01460 249450