"Wings of Hope Achievement Award" is a free social enterprise scheme for schools throughout the UK. WOHAA aims to develop student's key skills whilst encouraging them to raise awareness of our international education projects.
India was a fantastic experience – one which I will never forget. The whole atmosphere was so different, from the people in their native dress to the stray animals in the roads. The teaching introduce — Anna, 2013 Winner
Thank you all so much.
What a fantastic experience and I am delighted that the girls were excellent representatives of the school.
They clearly gained a huge amount from being at Barclays. — Rachel – Headteacher at Hasmonean Girls' High School
Thank you very much for organising the trip to Cambridge University. It was very beneficial as it was the first university I have ever visited so it was an eye opener. — Jamie, student at Lady Margaret School
Thanks so much and congratulations for putting on such a great event. Already looking forward to the next one — Carl - Investment Banking Mentor, WOHAA Speed Mentoring
Thank you for taking such good care of the girls. They were truly enthused by their experience at Barclays. — Miss Mannaru / (Teacher – Hasmonean Girls' High School)
I just wanted to say what an eye opener the workshop at Edelman PR was. Thank you for organising & to Edelman for delivering such an inspiring & enjoyable session. We all got so much back from it. — Ayath, student at Chelsea Academy
Thank you so much for giving the girls such a wonderful experience! Chanie had a great time and learnt a great deal! It was her first opportunity to experience any kind of work. The staff at Barclays — Leah - Chanie's mum, Hasmonean Girls' High School
Dear Rajni, congratulations to the school of the winning Team. Worthy winners amongst many very deserving candidates. Best wishes. — Baroness Verma
WOHAA has allowed them to grow as individuals, they have matured in the process of learning all sorts of transferable skills through their events including leadership, organisation & communication. — Carol Glennie, Liaison Teacher, Clapton Girls' Academy
WOHAA is a perfect activity for our IB Diploma Programme students and we intend continuing this valuable link in the future. I will encourage other IB colleagues to get involved with the organisation — Geraldine Naughten, CAS Coordinator, George Green's School
It was good to meet you this morning. I thought you spoke really well and I hope you’ve captured some good boys’ attention. The WOHAA challenge is an excellent one and does uncover true — Dr. Joe Spence, Master Dulwich College
A lot of pressure is put on the students academically during Year 12 yet these students have coped well with both the extra-curricular & the academic & have gained numerous skills. — Rebecca LeSeelleur, Liaison Teacher, Tunbridge Wells Grammar School
The team & I really enjoyed going to The House of Lords to present our presentation. We would once again like to thank you & the judges for allowing us to take part in such a prestigious event. — Fosiya, student at Norbury Manor and Business Enterprise College
I learnt a lot from the WOHAA experience, it was a sort-of different experience. It was a challenge where I learnt about myself more than anything. I learnt how to adapt many different roles in order — Suman D. (Villiers School)
I wanted to thank you and the Wings of Hope organisation as I particularly enjoyed working alongside it and wish you all the best.
It was an amazing opportunity and I am really sad not to be able to — Sarah Grand-Clément, WOHAA Ambassador
It's a fantastic initiative & it was an honour to be with such distinguished supporters of the charity at the semi-finals & an even greater honour to see the work of the young members of our community — Clarke Carlisle, Chairman, Professional Footballers' Association.
I would rate the Clifford Chance workshop 9/10, it was very useful. We got to see a lot of the building & talking to the trainees was very useful as it answered a lot of my questions. — Emma, student at Weald of Kent
Anna came home buzzing last night. She was full of news of her day and really enjoyed herself. It was a wonderful experience for her to have and she received great information and feedback about CVs a — Mel - Anna's mum, Hasmonean Girls' High School
We had a wonderful time last night and the children so enjoyed the experience. Obviously the icing on the cake was the winning of the award for runners up ‘Best Presentation’. They are now thoroughly — Mrs. Green – Year 9 Manager at Collingwood College
For me CV writing and interview skills were the most useful part of the workshop and I feel as though I came away with a lot of new, valuable information to take into account when writing my own CV an — Emily from Langley Park School for Girls
We are keen to continue WOHAA & anticipate having several teams participate in 2012-13. Thank you for supporting us along the way, WOHAA has been a very positive & enriching experience for our pupils. — Suzanne Pett, Charity Coordinator, Surbiton High School
It was a great pleasure to see such fantastic talent at the WOHAA semi-finals and the WOHAA Award Ceremony, well done for this wonderful vision!’ — Baroness Verma, House of Lords
I would recommend WOHAA to anyone I have met because it is a great privilege to assist in a charity while helping those less fortunate than ourselves. — Bianca, Student at Norbury Manor Business and Enterprise College
The students have developed skills in leadership, team work & negotiation as they were necessary in organising events. Everyone has really enjoyed taking part in WOHAA. — Elaine Hale, Head of Year 9, St Martin's School
My time at Tata was a memorable experience; I was lucky enough to shadow the consultancy team and met many clients such as the COO of Aviva and a director from Barclays wealth. The programme was great — Akshay Dhamecha
It was an absolute delight to be at the WOHAA Award Ceremony. The students have been brilliant & I really cannot wait to meet all of them & have them for our work experience. — Nupur Singh and Anshu Kapoor, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd
I would rate the workshop at Capco 10/10 - the workshop was very useful, especially the CVs and interviews. — Louisa, student at Tormead School
Thank you Janelle for organising such a fantastic opportunity for our girls. I know Sara found it such an interesting and valuable experience.
Best wishes — Debbie - Sara's mum, Hasmonean Girls' High School
The talk with BBC presenter, Babita Sharma & colleagues was extremely useful, I learnt a huge amount about careers in media. This workshop should be held every year for WOHAA participants! — Juhi, student at Heathfield School GDST
Well done for another fantastic event. You could see that the students were keen to soak up all they could in the time available, and lots of smiles all round – a good sign! Really good overall ratin — Linzi - Law Mentor, WOHAA Speed Mentoring
It has been a pleasure and a privilege for Hasmonean to work with you on this project and we look forward to our continued relationship in the future. — Rachel – Headteacher at Hasmonean Girls' High School
I can not thank you enough for choosing Team Unity as your WOHAA winner! we put our heart and soul in to your absolutely amazing charity and we are so so pleased all our hard work has paid off! I also — Tsiona – Hasmonean School for Girls
I would just like to thank you coming into our school to talk to us about WOHAA. I have enjoyed the project thoroughly & I was wondering if there is any other way I can volunteer for Wings of Hope. — Yumna, Student at Valentines High School
Hi Rajni. It was a splendid night and I was very proud that Latymer was involved. I think our success and your organisation are things worth shouting about. — Mr. Kris Spencer – Deputy Head, Latymer Upper school