Charity

Throughout the school year, the children, staff and parents at Oatlands school will support a variety of local, national and international charities. Below is an overview of some of the charitable work we have done recently.

 

Happy House - Children of Watamu

Happy House1Since 2011, we have been sponsoring 2 children via the Happy House (Children of Watamu) charity. Happy House provides a safe home for over 100 vulnerable children in Kenya as well as schooling for a further 380 children from nursery through to secondary school.  We are currently sponsoring 2 girls: Diana and Elizabeth and receive regular updates about their progress and achievements. For more information about Happy House, please visit their website https://www.childrenofwatamu.net/

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BBC Children in Need

CINEvery year the Children at Oatlands look forward to taking part in Children in Need. We dress up in spotty clothes, we bake cakes and we have lots of fun whilst helping children in more challenging situations.  Last year we were delighted to raise an incredible £583.95.

 

Walton and Hersham Foodbank

FoodbankEach year, at our Harvest Festival, we collect food items for distribution to the local community via the Walton and Hersham Foodbank.  The Oatlands children and their families are very generous.  Last year we were able to donate an astonishing 271kg of food