Oak Lodge is able to offer exclusive benefits to our Community Partners including employers who provide Work Experience for our pupils.

Below is a list of employers who currently provide our pupils with Work Experience opportunities.

If you would be interested to help us as a potential Work Experience employer, please email or call on 020 8673 3453 and we would be delighted to discuss this further with you.

Benefits of Community Partners Package

Blacks (Clapham Junction) a leading store for camping kit and outdoor wear.

John Lewis (Kingston) the UK’s favourite retailer, for the best in furniture, fashion, toys, homewares, electrical, and gifts.

Nightingale House – Nightingale provides home for life and is dedicated to providing holistic quality care for older members of the jewish community. Physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, religious, spiritual, social and creative needs are catered for with sensitivity on an individual basis.

PizzaExpress (Wandsworth) All restaurants claim to be passionate about service, but at PizzaExpress they really mean it. They pride themselves on training ‘people people’ for their front-of-house team and aim to give customers the warm welcome and attentive service they deserve.

Croydon Council – The council provides a large number of services for local people, businesses and visitors to the borough, including services for children and adults, environmental, cultural, sports, housing, planning and benefits services.

The Mermaid Conference and Events Centre (Blackfriars) one of London’s most unique and exciting conference and events venues. They cater for corporate and social events from 10-600 including large scale conferencing, seminars, product launches, as well as events such as concerts and parties.

K2 Sports Centre – K2 Crawley is a state of the art leisure centre which opened on 14 November 2005 and is operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Crawley Borough Council. Freedom Leisure is a not-for-profit leisure trust, operating 14 leisure sites across Sussex.

Graeae Theatre – Graeae is a disabled-led theatre company that profiles the skills of actors, writers and directors with physical and sensory impairments.

JACE Training – JACE is an independent training organisation which specialises in training young people in Child Care Learning and Development (CCLD) and playwork. They also run the E2E course and a number of short courses.

Battersea Thrive Gardening Project – Thrive took over the Disabled Living Foundation Garden in Battersea Park. This was the first demonstration garden in the UK created specifically for people with a disability. Since then, like the park, Thrive and therapeutic horticultural practice have evolved, changed and improved.

Remark! – A deaf led energetic and vibrant company dealing with all aspects of television / video production, multimedia development, internet design and British Sign Language training. Remark!’s team boasts a wide array of skills, combining innovative ideas and the latest digital technology.

Tamar – The Uk’s award-winning integrated social media and search agency. Tamar clients are some of the most legendary brands online today. Their skill in dominating search engine real-estate and delivering measurable return on investment from creative social media campaigns is unrivalled in the UK market.