Year 10 pupil, workshop programme
“I can see where my working life will be. I love being in the workshop working on the boats. With the qualifications I will achieve on the Coastal Maritime Studies and Outdoor Education programme I can see a way to a good job.”
Chair of Trustees, Acorn Community Centre
“This was one of the best Acorn Centre weekends we have ever taken part in. Thank you so much... I cannot begin to explain what an impact it has had... To be part of something real, run by those who know what they are doing is a joy!”
Cobnor Regatta, 2 day community event
"Our students and staff had a really good time learning new skills. … Thanks once again to all for organising such an amazing event, one I know that will be with me for a very long time as it will be with our students."
Assistant Head Teacher, Woodlands Centre
"We are absolutely delighted to have been fortunate enough to have connected with Oarsome Chance... Ongoing projects with our young people have produced extraordinary results, engagement, resilience, increased attendance.. I can not speak highly enough."
Careers team, St Vincent College
"We would like to thank you for taking our students for work experience. We have seen a great improvement in their social and interpersonal skills and it has given them a good taster of working life. We appreciate all the time and energy offered."