Here at Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey we have many opportunities in which you can get involved in volunteering and share your skills, talents and time to help make a positive contribution to the life of the academy and the students themselves.
There are so many benefits to volunteering; skills and talents are developed, it can help move you forward in vocational areas important to you and it makes a real difference to the lives of those you support, whether that be students at the academy or local community groups.
At Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey, we know that every single one of our students can make a difference. We know each one has a talent or range of talents that can be nurtured and developed to enrich their own lives as well as others’. Some of our students do not realise they have a special gift or talent and as educators, it is our duty to ensure that students are encouraged to excel at their studies, take part in enrichment and contribute to academy life so that they can flourish and mature into responsible, confident and caring citizens.
We have a strong ethos of inclusion and believe in working in partnership with parents, local community groups and support agencies to provide first-class education, the highest level of care and the widest possible choice of life experiences for our students.
We believe that everyone in the community has a role to play in making Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey the best possible educational environment for our students. It doesn’t matter how much or little time you have available, or whether you are a parent or not. If you live in or around the Isle of Sheppey and want to make a real difference in your community, we would warmly welcome your support.
It’s a great feeling to know you are making a difference to an individual student as you see the progress they make. It is very rewarding helping them on their journey, and it gives me a great deal of satisfaction
I have learnt so much more about how to interact with people, about who I am, what I believe, what I want to be
(Gap Year student)
The sort of volunteer opportunities available within our academy are listed below, but you may have a particular skill or service that you feel would benefit our students and we would be delighted to hear from you if that is the case.
- Lunchtime supervision
- Enrichment clubs and activities
- Reading Listeners
- Sports team assistants
- Assistance in lesson
- Sports day officials
- Dance show/Production helpers
- Costume makers
- Choir instruction
- Artists in residence
- Bus Angels
Or why not join the Friends of Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey, a group of parents who organise events such as car boot sales, Christmas Fair, quiz nights, to raise funds for the academy.
To join them in this great community opportunity, to find out more or to arrange an informal, no obligation chat, contact Nicola Mitchell.