Jack Petchey Foundation
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30 January 2015

Drumming up dreams: Surbiton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band perform at Disneyland Paris

JPF has donated a £732 grant to renovate the Surbiton Royal British Legion Youth Marching Band's drums, enabling them to perform at Disneyland Paris.

29 January 2015

Biomedical Sciences graduate challenges himself to change the world

Arjun swapped his Dagenham home for rural Nicaragua - changing the world and himself in the process.

28 January 2015

Wandsworth teen keen to reward Newham's youth

In December 2013, Jaspreet Jagdev, 18, was celebrating winning a Jack Petchey Achievement Award. A year on, she is encouraging other young people to celebrate their achievements.

18 December 2014

Hillingdon teen wins Achievement Award for charity work

Alexander Old (14) from Uxbridge High School in Hillingdon has won a Jack Petchey Achievement Award for his incredible charity work.

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"

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.