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Evaluating Sistema Scotland: Big Noise Torry - initial findings report

Date: June 2017
Category: Report
Author: Katie Moore, Chris Harkins

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This report documents the findings of an initial phase of evaluation assessing the delivery and impacts of Sistema Scotland’s Big Noise Torry programme in Aberdeen City. At present Big Noise Torry is delivered to 522 children aged three to nine years. 

The report represents an early assessment of Big Noise Torry implementation and programme impacts on the children taking part. Alongside this, recommendations are made for the strategic and operational planning and delivery of the programme. This report is authored by the GCPH and is based on fieldwork conducted over a six-month period from June to December 2016.

We have been leading the evaluation of Sistema Scotland’s Big Noise programme since 2013. Access the comprehensive evaluation plan.

Our infographic highlights the report's key findings and you can also download a PDF of it as well.Big Noise Torry infographic - if you require and accessible version or a transcript please email