SoundSkool Partners

WAC ARTS COLLEGE

Wac Arts College provide alternative education for 14-19 year olds through a creative arts and media curriculum. The school consolidates over thirty years’ experience of using arts and media education to turn disengaged young peoples’ lives around. The college has a professional recording studio which is commercially used when classes are not in session. It also boasts three music rehearsal rooms where the students can rehearse individually and or in groups. A music production classroom hosting 15 iMacs using all the latest music technology software which allows music production students access to all the equipment they need to thrive. For more information visit Wac Arts College website: https://www.wacartscollege.co.uk

T4 TRUST

T4 is a trust committed to supporting the developmental and specialist needs of young people who have struggled to fit into the mould of mainstream education. T4 believes that every young person should have access to an education that respects their unique circumstance and individual needs.

T4 educators inspire using refreshingly innovative, creative, and unconventional approaches towards teaching. We embrace difference, build skills, and empower vulnerable young people to shape their own futures.

For more information visit their website: www.t4trust.co.uk/

TILEYARD IMPACT

Tileyard Impact is the work experience programme from the Tileyard studios, taking young people from local estates, schools and colleges and introducing them to real work creative industry projects This increases their experience and networks while introducing them to the creative environment.

Tileyard Impact is on a mission to champion and support independent artists and businesses by providing them with space to work and room to grow.

For more information visit their website: www.tileyard.co.uk/community/tileyard-impact/

SIMONS MUIRHEAD & BURTON LLP

Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP are SoundSkool’s legal advisors. They provide us with legal advice and support across the school’s activities and, with particular expertise in the world of music and entertainment law.

Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP are also able to assist our students when they come to navigate the intricacies of the music industry.

More information about SM&B can be found on their website: www.smab.co.uk

CRE8ING VISION LTD

Cre8ing Vision Ltd was launched in 2010, its ultimate aim is to be a service provider for young people through the provision of inspiring seminars, live events, workshops, internships and schools programs aimed at those wishing to enter the Music and Creative Industries- a one-stop shop to help launch and guide towards a career within these dynamic industries.

Cre8ing Vision endeavour to inspire and educate young people by providing valuable advice, first-hand experiences and insiders knowledge. They aim to provide a bridge that enables young people to plan, approach and build a successful career in their chosen field.

For more information visit: cre8ingvision.com .

THE AMY WINEHOUSE FOUNDATION

The Amy Winehouse Foundation works to prevent the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on young people.

The Foundation also aim to support, inform and inspire vulnerable and disadvantaged young people to help them reach their full potential. They do this through a range of initiatives and programmes, which include: their Resilience Programme for Schools, a groundbreaking drug & alcohol awareness and prevention programme for secondary schools; Amy’s Yard, an intensive music programme which supports the personal development of disadvantaged young people; Amy’s Place, which helps women leaving treatment for addictions to reintegrate into society with the best possible opportunity of sustaining their recovery and building a fulfilling life

For more information visit: amywinehousefoundation.org

MYBNK

MyBnk is an award winning UK charity that teaches young people how to manage their money and set up their own enterprise. We design and deliver programmes for 11-25 year olds in Schools and youth organisations.

MyBnk’s experts deliver practical enterprise experiences by giving young people access to interest-free loans and marketplaces to set up their own initiatives. We also provide financial literacy and social enterprise education with the National Citizens Service.

For more information visit: mybnk.org

NCS NCS is a once-in-a-lifetime experience which empowers young people to build skills and confidence to get ahead in work and life. The programme is part residential and takes place over 3 weeks in the summer holidays with a choice of 12 start dates. It is broken into three parts in which participants get actively involved in the community. Upon completion, young people receive a signed certificate from the Prime Minister and have further opportunities and benefits through membership of The Challenge Society. NCS develops young people’s leadership, teamwork and communication skills, builds confidence, increases independence, and provides experiences which are invaluable for CVs, job applications or UCAS Statements. Visit www.ncsthechallenge.org to find out more and book a place. ncsthechallenge.org