Find out who Sandwell Music Education Hub works with.
West Midlands Music

Music Mark

Members of Music Mark are leaders of music education and collectively form a national network of organisations and individuals providing high-quality music education for all children and young people. They comprise of music services and/or lead organisations of music education hubs, their partners and schools. 

Through the collective strength of our membership, Music Mark are able to develop networks and resources that help the sector to support children and young people in their social and musical development.

Sandwell Cultural Education Partnership

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Sandwell Cultural Education Partnership (SCEP) is a partnership of sector professionals, cultural enthusiasts & creative advocates who are working with children & young people (aged 0–25yrs) in Sandwell. Membership consists of organisations, individuals and local authority services to come together to develop a more joined-up local arts and cultural offer for children and young people.

Big Top Musical Adventures

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Big Top pride themselves in their ability to transform any place into a multi-sensory music making space. 

Music Share

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MusicShare is an award-winning singing outreach programme that works with primary, secondary and special schools to encourage children to sing.  



Multi-award-winning music teaching and learning support with complete curricula, teaching resources, music technology, online learning, CPD and training. Everything in one place.

Sing Up

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Sing Up Music is a Primary Music Curriculum that supports delivering a creative, varied, and engaging programme of high-quality classroom music, right across the primary school.

Open Orchestras

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Open Orchestras is behind the largest community of inclusive ensembles in the UK, in partnership with Music Education Hubs and special schools. With our award-winning programme, learning an instrument and playing with others independently, expressively and in real time becomes accessible to all young disabled people.

Orchestras For All

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Breaking down bariers to give young people the life changing experience of making music together.

Splinter Studios


Musicians Creating Space for Musicians to Thrive.

Home of SIPS Music and Arts Rock and Pop music centres.


Soundabout make music change lifes

We believe people with learning disabilities should have an interactive musical life that enhances their lives and education

Conductive Music


Beacuse making, breaking and learning through play is awsome!

Leicestershire Music Education Hub

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Working with music hubs developing turntablism.


Access to Music

Access to MusicSupports the Music Hub by:

  • Support and advice re. post 16 music education
  • Providing access to CPD opportunities relating to music technology and popular music tuition


Welsh National Opera partnering with music hubs reaching out to schools to introduce opera, and inspire singing.

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Supports the Music Hub by

  • Providing high quality performance opportunities with professional musicians
  • Supporting hub ensemble provision and progression routes
The People’s Orchestra

Supports the Music Hub by:

  • Providing a progression route for over 18’s
  • Supporting events and concerts through provision of box office services
  • Mutual sharing of resources through e.g. instrument loan scheme, technical support for events.

Artsmark, is the creative quality standard for schools and education settings, awarded by Arts Council England, recognising their commitment to high quality arts and cultural education.

SIPS Music and Arts Service is proud to be supporting schools and education settings on their Artsmark journey, inspiring children and young people to create, experience, and participate in great arts and culture.

Mac Birmingham

Supports the Music Hub through the Mac makes Music Project by

  • Progression routes for all
  • Inclusive ensemble opportunities
  • CPD in music inclusion
Andy Timmins, Sandwell MBC

Supports the Music Hub by

  • Support and advice re. Sandwell schools and school improvement issues
  • Providing link with SMBC in relation to continuation of Music Hub
  • Advocate for the work of the hub within Sandwell schools
Sandwell Virtual School


Sandwell Virtual School believe that children can do amazing things and that it is our responsibility to support each other to help make their potential a reality. With an outstanding education, every child has the freedom to shape their own future.


Aidan Pepper, Stuart Bathurst Secondary School Representative

Supports the Music Hub by

  • Advising on Secondary music curriculum developments
  • Advocacy for the work of the Music Hub within the Secondary music sector
Sharon Bayley-Kitts, Ryders Green Primary School Representative


Supports the Music Hub by

  • Advising on Primary curriculum developments
  • Advocacy for the work of the Music Hub with the Primary sector

SIPS Education Music & Arts Service 

Guardian House Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, B70 8GS