Jack Petchey Achievement Award Winners 



The Mission of Jack Petchey Foundation:

To enable young people (aged 11 – 25 years in London, Essex & the Algarve area of Portugal), to achieve their potential by inspiring, investing in, developing and promoting activities that increase their personal, social, emotional and physical development.


Jack Petchey winners

Here are the JACK PETCHEY WINNERS for Summer term (in no particular order), voted for by the Student Voice Council




Eda Arslan

Eda has made outstanding contributions to the Photography Dept over the last 2and a half years. She has always helped other students achieve more by showing them Photoshop skills or explaining darkroom processes. She has achieved an A* grade at GCSE Photography despite difficult circumstances. Eda always completes all her coursework in time and is meticulous in her execution of all tasks. She is conscientious and aspires to be an architect. She inspires me with her discussions about society and politics and literature. She is a role model to me and to other students because of her humble, calm and friendly personality

Reece Turkson

His attitude and behaviour have been outstanding from the beginning of the year. He has been a true example of how to behave in class and is a credit to the school. Reece has shown others what it is like to be a great leader

Kavitha Ganesamoorthy

Her excellent work but also and mainly for her constant support of others in and out the classroom in French.


The Jack Petchey Leader award has been awarded to Jennifer Cameron for her outstanding contributions to Hendon this year.

Jennifer has organised the WE day, WE Act and the BBC schools report.

The main aim of BBC News School Report is to interest young people in news of all sorts, and the world around them, by giving them the chance to make their own news.

It is also an opportunity for students to inform a real audience, via BBC programmes and web pages, about the stories which are important to the

Please visit the Hendon School website and click on the Community section to find out more and see what the students have been up to

We Act is a year-long educational program that empowers young people to discover the causes they care about and take action to make a difference. Through service-based learning and engagement, students develop the skills to succeed academically, in the workforce, and as active citizens




The Jack Petchey Achievement Award Hendon School winners the Spring term were:



Avishka Attanayake

Fantastic contributions to the form and so much beyond. Avishka is involved in charity work and shows real leadership and organisation. She is a deeply caring young person.

Avishka works tirelessly to help raise money for charity and is an inspiring role model for her peers. She has shown great dedication and is such a spirit in Hendon.

Robin M

He is a great role model to our younger students and his peers. He regularly leads younger students at sports club and is always very organised and prepared. He is widely acknowledged as having a good manner, he is cheerful and polite and comes across as a responsible young leader.

Jade Gregory

She has been, and continues to be, a fantastic, intuitive peer supporter for Charlie Elman and several of the other student in HARP. She was at nursery with Charlie and has a fantastic understanding of Autism in general and Charlie in particular.  Sophia will be able to give you examples of some of the things she has done with/for him over the past year and a half


These students have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to the school and to their community. They all have been granted £200 each, to spend within the school on any item they feel will benefit the school.


Winners spend their money

This is Robin M. using his Jack Petchey Award equipment to coach year 7’s football. Robin used his Award money to purchase some football equipment that the PE department use on a regular basis to help raise attainment in PE. As you can see Robin is really putting the year 7’s through their paces. A future England manager?


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