Jersey student skydives for his school

The sky's the limit for Victoria College student Isaac Tarrant who will be jumping out of a plane this weekend to give back to his school.

The 18-year-old has taken on the skydive to raise money for the charity that has helped to fund his private education.

He will be free-falling 10,000 feet with a professional skydiver, something he's has never done before.

He told Channel 103 wants to be able to help other children have the same opportunities he has been given.

Isaac said: "I just remember even having those conversations with my parents about how lucky I am to be there.

"That's really where it started from, and the skydive was really just trying to get people's attention and trying to get the word out there in the name of putting yourself out of your comfort zone, being at a school that encourages you to do that."

Victoria College

The Victoria College Foundation has been helping Isaac and his family with school fees for 11 years.  He credits the school for developing his love of music, something he wants to pursue in the future.

"There are so many opportunities at Vic. It's not just opportunities for myself, it's opportunities to make a difference to the Jersey community."

As a community, Victoria College has raised £967.19 through a 'dress down' fundraiser to donate to Isaac's £5,000 goal.

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Posted by Victoria College, Jersey on Monday, March 11, 2024


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