Category Archives: Musikscool

Roedean and Eton go head to head.

It’s been a privilege this week working with two of the top schools in the UK, if not the world.  We’ve been running our Musikscool event, where we ask a group of about 70 of their 16 year olds to … Continue reading

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Project Planning really works! OMG!

Last week I had the honour of working with a team of 15 facilitators from our Musikscool network.  We were working on our biggest project to date, and it was quite the most energising and scary thing I have done in a long … Continue reading

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Mental limits are for dummies

Last week I was lucky enough to work on another Musikscool event at Pangbourne College.  60 or so teenagers were asked to set up a business, design and manufacture a wholly original product, create a sales campaign for it and … Continue reading

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The trouble with too much ambition

This week I was privileged to be part of another of our Musikscool events, working with 6th formers at Wellington College.  We were setting the usual outrageous challenge:  write an original music CD, record it and use it to raise … Continue reading

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How much of a teenager is there left in you?

On Friday I was privileged to be part of a Musikscool event, working with a Young Peoples’ Centre in Wantage, Oxfordshire called The Sweatbox.  The centre is due to close in June because of funding cuts, and our event was part … Continue reading

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Musikscool: a lifeline for threatened organisations?

Some of you know that I run an event called Musikscool. We work with people in schools and businesses on a challenge requiring them to make a music CD in one day and use it to raise serious money (£10,000 in many … Continue reading

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