We believe that volunteers provide a valuable contribution to the school’s work, and that they enrich the school through the breadth of their knowledge and experience.
Volunteers are people who commit to working in school for an agreed period of time.
If someone is working or helping on a one-off basis they are classed as visitors, and will not be working with children unsupervised or will have their own DBS certificate
Placements are undertaken by those completing a course of study (e.g. PGCE or BTEC etc.)
Those on placements will be considered as volunteers.
We are committed to using volunteers in a way that supports the school’s aims and vision, as well as its development plan.
At Horniman volunteers may:
Volunteers may be:
Prospective volunteer should email the school stating how and why they would like to volunteer and complete a volunteer application form. This should be address to the School Business Manager or The Assistant Headteacher for curriculum.
Please read the Horniman School Volunteers and Placements Policy for more information