Jack Petchey Foundation
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10 May 2017

New resources improve communication skills at special educational needs school

Thanks to a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant, the school was able to purchase eight new portable radios which have benefitted 75 pupils so far. The radios have proved an invaluable aid in encouraging students to express themselves

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04 May 2017

Girl Guides spend a night sleeping next to wolves on safari trip!

A £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant helped to fund an exciting and educational safari for 42 Chislehurst Girl Guides in April.

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27 April 2017

Croydon Cougars use Educational Visit Grant to watch Basketball Final

Eighteen members of the Croydon Cougars basketball team were treated to trip to a professional basketball game at the O2 Arena, which was funded by a £180 Educational Visit Grant.

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25 April 2017

Young person wins Achievement Award for breaking a flying record!

A young person can be nominated for any achievement big or small, whether it be for learning a new skill or improving their grades at school. But sometimes our Achievement Award winners are nominated for record-breaking feats of achievement!

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20 April 2017

Nora's volunteer work creates sustainable change in a rural Indian village

Nora Balboni was awarded with a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering, which enabled her to spend ten weeks volunteering with Raleigh International in a remote village near Mysore, India.

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20 April 2017

Jack Petchey Foundation helps fund Jessica's conservation work in Indonesia

In August 2016, Jessica Menzies undertook volunteer conservation work with Operation Wallacea in Indonesia. She was supported by the Jack Petchey Foundation with a £250 Individual Grant for Volunteering.

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13 April 2017

St Gile's Boccia Team achieve sterling result at national competition.

Last year, the St Giles Boccia team qualified for the Lord's Taverners National School Boccia Championships. To attend the final, the team fundraised the money themselves with support from a Jack Petchey Educational Visit Grant.

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13 April 2017

Clarissa is recognised for her amazing achievements in music

Clarissa Mae Ragrag who attends Bonus Pastor Catholic College, was nominated for a Jack Petchey Achievement Award for her outstanding contribution to music in the school.

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12 April 2017

University student teaches English and cares for abused elephants in Thailand

In August 2016, Olivia Soan travelled to Northern Thailand to undertake a two-week volunteer placement. She was supported by a £220 Individual Grant for Volunteering from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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07 April 2017

Small grant funds inspiring print workshop

St Bonaventure's School used a £750 Jack Petchey Small Grant to fund an intensive two-day etching workshop at the Thames Side Print Studio in Woolwich for a group of A Level Art students