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2019 Report: People change lives

The research draws upon five years of rigorous research to define a range of important impacts that participation in Big Noise has on children and young people.

Key Findings

The independent study defined the following important impacts that participation in Big Noise has on children and young people:

  • increased confidence, discipline, pride, and aspiration
  • improved team-working, communication, and leadership
  • enhanced academic skills including listening, concentration, and creativity
  • increased resilience, happiness, sense of belonging and fulfilment
  • strong musical skills development
  • uptake of physical activity and healthy eating, avoidance of damaging behaviours
  • development of positive social groups, peer relationships and cultural engagement

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