Projects For Key Stage 2
Songwriting and Production
Song Writing and Production workshops are run during school holidays to introduce young people to the skills involved in recording and mixing their own track in a professional environment.
Girls Football Festival
Girls’ Football Week runs from 23rd-27th April, 2018. Working with School and College Liaison and USW Sports, First Campus is hosting Girls’ Football Festival at USW Sports Park.
Star Pupil is a play written by Tin Shed Theatre Co. especially for First Campus. The play follows the journey of Mr Peril, who did not go to High School as a child, but decides he is ready to go now. The performance is interactive and the children help Mr Peril to prepare for this big step.
Merthyr Musical Memories
The School of Music and Performance at the University of South Wales in collaboration with First Campus’s LOST AND FOUND project celebrated one of Merthyr’s many assets in that it sought to share and tell the very positive history of popular music activity in the town between the years 1955 and the mid 1970’s.
Schools Opera aims to create a small scale, student led primary school opera performance with an accompanying introductory workshop.
Workshops for Visually Impaired Musicians
Bespoke music-making activities for musicians of all ages, with Jackie Clifton of Musicians In Focus, designed to increase participants’ confidence and skills.
Raising the aspirations of learners is one of First Campus’ main purposes, however in order to raise the aspirations of learners, Higher Education first needs to be demystified. Inviting schools to attend campus visits and providing opportunities for learners to talk to Undergraduate students are an effective mechanism for achieving this.