Swindon Music Co-operative Ltd is a not-for-profit association of over 50 self-employed specialist music teachers. We provide a wide range of instrumental and vocal tuition in the Swindon area, working in over 70 local schools, as well as providing out-of-school tuition to both young people and adults. Our aim is to develop each pupil's musical potential according to their individual needs and aspirations. Quality of teaching is monitored through regular observations of all our teachers.
Swindon Music Co-operative is a partner in two local music hubs, Make Music Swindon and Wiltshire Music Connect, providing individual and small group instrumental and vocal tuition in local schools.
Swindon Music Co-operative is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all its teachers and staff to share this commitment. All of our teachers have an enhanced criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service before commencing teaching.
Overall Swindon Music Co-operative is a good service with some outstanding features. Particular strengths are the quality of teaching and support for teacher members. Although no external funding is received, the service provides good value for money in supporting its members to provide high quality individual and small group teaching and admin support.
Music Service Evaluation Report