Jack Petchey Foundation
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10 December 2014

Teen wins Jack Petchey Award after discussing difficulties with self-harm and autism

Sabrina Gardiner won an Achievement Award after opening up about her understanding of autism and self-harm in her article entitled "˜Creative Solution to Self Harm"

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09 December 2014

First ever student to parade school standard at Menin Gate Last Post Ceremony wins award

Ben McRae-Adams has won an Achievement Award after being the first ever student to fully parade a bespoke secondary school flag or 'standard' at the Menin Gate Last Post Ceremony.

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08 December 2014

JPF supports XLP with £31,000 grant!

Of the 15-18 year-olds held in prison, almost 90% had been excluded from school, 36% before the age of 14. Charities like XLP (The eXceL Project) are essential in giving young people a second chance and more opportunities.

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05 December 2014

The Jack Petchey Foundation to give out 15 grants of £15,000 in celebration of its 15th year!

In celebration of 15 years of giving grants to youth projects in London and Essex, the Jack Petchey Foundation is delighted to be launching a new grants programme.

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05 December 2014

The first ever Jack Petchey Award-winning family...we think

We've handed out over 150, 000 Achievement Awards in the last 15 years so it was only a matter of time before we had an Achievement Family. The Smiths from Chislehurst have won 4 Jack Petchey awards in the last 5 years!

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04 December 2014

Award-winning PE teacher brings Winter Olympics to Maldon

Daniel Rose, PE teacher has used his Jack Petchey Leader Award grant to introduce curling to Plume School in Maldon, Essex.

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04 December 2014

Get to know the man on stage: Ashley Singh

Guitar man Ashley Singh from St. Bonaventure's School's has become a Jack Petchey Achievement Award winner!

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02 December 2014

Essex teen cuts off locks for cancer

Kaitlyn Clifton-Ward from Braintree has won a Jack Petchey Achievement Award for her incredible selflessness.

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26 November 2014

Youth club receives three prestigious awards and still faces the threat of closure

Paddington Arts in Westbourne recently celebrated receiving the London Youth Gold Award, Arts Award certificate and Jack Petchey Young Achievers Award but could still be closed due to funding cuts.

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25 November 2014

Essex cricketer hands out certificates to world's first carbon neutral cricket club

Essex County Cricket Club cricketer Reece Topley handed out a World Land Trust certificate to Eight Ash Green Cricket Club, marking it as the first Carbon Balanced club in the country if not the world.