Jack Petchey Foundation
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14 June 2017

Election survey of over 3,000 under 18s first to show politicians what issues matter to those too young to vote

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote found the issues most important to them were not issues they felt politicians prioritised. Around 80% also supported lowering the voting age to 16.

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13 June 2017

Election survey of under 18s in Essex first to show politicians what issues matter to those too young to vote

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote found the issues most important to them were not issues they felt politicians prioritised. Around 78% also supported lowering the voting age to 16.

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13 June 2017

Election survey of over 2,400 under 18 Londoners first to show politicians what issues matter to those too young to vote

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote in London found the issues most important to them were not issues they felt politicians prioritised. Around 80% also supported lowering the voting age to 16.

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06 June 2017

Volunteers Week 2017: Jack Petchey Foundation celebrates young volunteers all year round!

Volunteers Week is about celebrating the amazing contributions that volunteers make to organisations and to society as a whole. At the Jack Petchey Foundation, we support and celebrate volunteering all year round through various grants and schemes.

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22 March 2017

Winner of Britain’s biggest Glee Club competition crowned at Indigo O2

RE:VERB were crowned Jack Petchey Glee Club Challenge Champions 2017 at the Grand Final held at London’s Indigo at The O2 Arena on Sunday 19th March, walking away with a £2500 prize.

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07 March 2017

Jack Petchey Foundation Office Move March 2017

We are moving! The move will not affect any group we support. You will continue to have the same support from the same Grants Officers as present. Our programmes and award events will carry on as normal.

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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.

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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.

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15 November 2016

Survey finds under-18s wanted to stay in the EU and are worried about the future

A Jack Petchey Foundation survey of those too young to vote in the EU referendum found over 75% wanted to remain in. Over 3,000 young people aged 11-17 from London and Essex finally got a chance to have their say.

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06 July 2016

Winner of the world’s biggest youth speaking competition announced

Ajaye McDonald, aged 15, from Bishop Justus Church of England School, Bromley, was announced the winner of this year’s Jack Petchey’s “Speak Out” Challenge!, the world’s biggest youth speaking competition with over 18,000 young people takin