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27 February 2017

Wimbledon teacher wins Jack Petchey Foundation Most Inspirational teacher Award

Angelina Di Passio of Ricards Lodge won The Jack Petchey Foundation Award for Inspirational Teacher of the Year award for her exceptional work on after school activities including LGBQT+ support groups and Model UN Conferences.

24 February 2017

Schools and teachers congratulated at the Evening Standard School Awards

On Wednesday 22nd February 2017, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, Secretary of State for Education, gave out the Evening Standard School Awards, sponsored for the third year in a row by the Jack Petchey Foundation.

16 February 2017

Student wins Jack Petchey Achievement Award for poetic prowess

a-Shay was nominated for a Jack Petchey Achievement Award in 2016 in recognition of her extraordinary talent and great commitment to improving her craft.

14 February 2017

Student volunteers for female empowerment project in Bangladesh

The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded Mercedesz with a £300 Individual Grant for Volunteering to help cover the costs of her volunteer work with Y Care International, enabling her to take part.

10 February 2017

Small grant funds team building day for Walworth students

Thanks to a Small Grant of £750, 25 students from Walworth Academy had the fantastic opportunity to participate in a team building day at an outdoor activity centre.

08 February 2017

Engineering students put their skills to the test in clean water project

The Jack Petchey Foundation supported three UCL engineering students with an Individual Grant for Volunteering to help cover the costs of their volunteer work. This allowed them to volunteer in Nicaragua with the Global Brigades.

06 February 2017

Immersive theatre project celebrates the history of the Trellick Tower estate

In July 2016, young performers from the SPID Theatre Company brought Trellick Tower's past to life with an immersive theatre production. The Jack Petchey Foundation awarded SPID with a £750 Small Grant to support the project.

02 February 2017

New boxing equipment for Newham club helps youth stay fit and focused

Fight for Peace is an international organization which uses boxing combined with personal development to realise the potential of young people. Their London Academy in Newham received a Small Grant of £750 from JPF for sparring equipment.

31 January 2017

Small Grant enables young people to volunteer within their community

Ursuline Links is a volunteer programme founded in 2010 by Ursuline Sisters to provide young people with volunteer opportunities both in the UK and abroad. In 2016 they received a Small Grant of £750 for their Young Leaders project.

27 January 2017

London students exchange language and culture on trip of a lifetime to China

Enoch Tilahun, a student at William Ellis School had the experience of a lifetime in March 2016, when he visited Yunnan province in China for a cultural exchange. The Jack Petchey Foundation supported his trip by awarding him a £180 volunteer grant.