Want to find out more about why we do what we do? Our Manifesto explains our aims and objectives, and highlights the wide range of projects and programmes that SoCo delivers. Read it here.
In 2014 SoCo embarked on an 18 project to turn an end of life government courthouse building into a vibrant community arts space. Read the report here.
SEN/D Evidence Bank
An evidence review of music making relevant to SEN/D settings resulted in this Evidence Bank. Download here.
Woodlands School Report
SoCo is one of 10 organisations nationally working with Youth Music on their Exchanging Notes progamme, a 4 year study into informal music making for at-risk young people. Read our year one report here.
Supporting schools in Southampton and Eastleigh, we carried out an audit of music opportunities and facilities in secondary mainstream settings. Read the survey results here.
Sonic Explorers was SoCo Music Project’s music programme for young people in challenging circumstances. This has seen us deliver weekly music-making sessions at Toynbee School HiVis Club (an after school music club for students with visual impairments), Cedar School (a school for young people with complex physical, health and learning difficulties) and Polygon School (a school for boys with complex emotional and behavioural needs. Download evaluation.
Funded by the Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Southampton, our programme at Springwell and Cedar Schools in Southampton has seen us deliver a series of weekly one-to-one and group music-making sessions during school time, but out of main curriculum delivery. Read the report here.