The Voice UK Winner Jermain Jackman Performs Live at Oasis Academy Hadley
Oasis Academy Hadley were privileged to open their doors to Jermain Jackman, the winner of The Voice UK 2014. The pop star graced the Hadley stage with two live performances which included the Sam Cook hit “A Change Is Gonna Come”. He also used the opportunity to encourage students to pursue their dreams irrespective of the challenges that they may face on the way.
Jermain’s performance was a part of an awards ceremony put on by The Safety Box, an organisation who seek to provide opportunities to awaken the potential and purpose of young people so that can achieve, be inspired but above all keep them safe. The Voice UK winner during his performance, said; “This is the most supportive group of students I have ever encountered”, when the auditorium joined into the chorus of his first song of the night “Feeling Good” by Michael Buble.
For two days, the London based organisation put together workshops and interactive sessions that engaged students from a range of different year groups. The sessions challenged, inspired, and prompted students to think more closely at some of the issues that are so prevalent within our society today. The two days was crowned with an awards ceremony which saw live performances from many world-renowned artists and speakers.
One year 7 student, who partook in the workshop said, “The sessions put together by The Safety Box has really made me aware of the dangers that we see on a daily basis and how to effectively combat and avoid them”. Television network ITV captured the workshops and premiered it on the 6pm regional evening news.
CEO and Founder of The Safety Box, Nathaniel L. Peat thoroughly enjoyed working alongside the students of Oasis Academy Hadley and said, “He was particularly impressed with the enthusiasm and willingness to partake in the activities”. The award-winning Entrepreneur was so impressed he gifted some the students that stood out with books, t-shirts, and vouchers.