Jack Petchey Foundation
If you think you can, you can!
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01 March 2018

Tiffin Girls' School uses Small Grant to educate pupils about the LGBTQ community

The Tiffin Girls' School added LGBTQ-themed materials to their library to help students become more aware of the issues within this community

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28 February 2018

Mayor of London among audience for young music group at Holocaust Memorial Service

The Roma Bridging Sounds Orchestra performed their new repertoire in front of Sadiq Khan as part of a Holocaust Memorial Service in Westminster

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16 January 2018

The BBC reporter who began her career through the Jack Petchey Foundation!

At the age of just 20 Izin Akhabau became the youngest person ever to do a report for the BBC News at Ten! She began her journalistic career through a piece for the Jack Petchey Foundation.

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04 January 2018

Student receives achievement award for dedication to mental health charity

Carrie-Jayne was recognised for her dedication to volunteering, mentoring, phone counselling, and fundraising for mental health charity Young Minds through her Citizenship Studies course.

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04 January 2018

London volunteer travels to Zanzibar to help improve youth unemployment

In September 2017, Annabella Chinnery traveled to Zanzibar, Tanzania to take part in a three-month volunteer project with international development charity VSO.

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20 December 2017

Norbury Manor college library received a make over thanks to a Jack Petchey Leader Award grant

Ms Spears, the LRC manager at Norbury Manor Business & Enterprise College in Croydon, was presented with a Jack Petchey Leader Award. Thanks to this, the school were awarded with a £750 Small Grant which they used to give the LRC a makeover.

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01 December 2017

Student encourages her whole school to learn a second language

Isobel Duncan, a 15-year-old student from Langley Park School for Girls was nominated for a Jack Petchey Achievement Award for her outstanding commitment to the promotion of languages across the school.

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29 November 2017

This girl can fence!

To encourage more young women and girls to take up fencing, the Camden Fencing Club used a £650 Small grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation to fund a fencing summer camp for girls.

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24 November 2017

Layla is recognised for turning her grades around for the better!

Over the past two years, Layla has turned her academic life around beyond recognition. She took the decision to change things for herself during Year 11 and achieved much better GCSE results than many- including Layla - had expected.

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17 November 2017

Young people enjoy horsing around on a trip to the stables!

Thanks to a £750 Jack Petchey Foundation Small Grant, 30 young people had the opportunity to visit a stable in Reading to learn how to ride and care for horses.