These small groups from specialist schools are often daunted by the prospect of life after school. Therefore it was important for both the school and for us, Protégé, to find ways to approach this difficult transition period through approachable and engaging work and sessions.
44 Participants have secured Arts Award accreditation – for most of the cohort this is their first, and only formal qualification and has been key to raising their aspirations.
Our young people have been dropping pre-conceptions left, right, and centre when it comes to what music they thought was most relevant to them today.
Our young people, with guidance from music experts, are working together on a project of discovery. Tracing the phenomenal contribution of British Music to a