Aims of the project
Collaborate on musical projects:
> Collaboration on A-Level Composition Workshop for A-Level music students from the two schools.
>Joint Partnership with London Chamber Orchestra 'Music Junction' Project
>Joint partnership on Apollo5 Young Leaders Music Programme
>Joint Choirs at various evnts e.g. Theale Green Christmas Concert, Reading Minister Event.
Background and goals
The project was a collaboration between Bradfield College Head of Music and Theale Green Head of Music.
We have built on an already established link with the school but over the last couple of years this partnership has been significantly built upon.
Music Staff to supervise, transport and oversee the project.
Use of Bradfield College Music School, instruments and mini buses.
Professional musicians paid for by Bradfield College - Apollo5 and London Chamber Orchestra
Teaching staff from both Bradfield and Theale are heavily involved in all projects.
Qualitative assessment in the form of feedback from local primary schools who were the recipients of music workshops lead by Apollo5 and the Young Leaders.
Feedback from pupils from both schools involved in the leadership project and Music Junction to determine the benefit to them of taking part in such projects - e.g. increased confidence, greater passion for music, identified teaching is something they really enjoyed.
Bradfield College Pupils involved in all aspects of all projects
Theale Green Pupils involved in all aspects of projects
Age range is 15 to 18
Mixed gender groups.
Frequency and duration
These events run over the course of a term and are spread across the academic year, they most likely equate to an event, practise or meeting once a month over the full academic year.