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The Jack Petchey Foundation's flagship programme is its Achievement Award scheme – a reward and recognition initiative which enables schools and youth organisations to celebrate the achievements of their young people as well as receive additional funding.

At KHS we pride ourselves for taking part in this scheme and celebrate our students who take part.

If you would like to nominate an adult or a student, please complete this form

Each award winner will receive a certificate, pin badge and a book from Sir Jack himself. They will also choose how to spend a £250 grant to benefit their school or organisation.

All award winners are invited to attend one of our fun ceremonies to be presented with a medallion in front of their families, friends and VIP’s.

Over 1600 schools and youth organisations run our scheme across London and Essex. The programme provides quality resources and funding to help organisations add a bit of sparkle to the great work they already do.

Some of our recent successes include:

Riya Patel - Wellbeing Club Books, March 21

Riya has been very committed and an active member of the wellbeing club. She has been influential in the promotion of wellbeing across school particularly to students in the lower school. She is an inspiring young lady and an excellent role model to her peers.

Sara Dima - English Club Display/Posters, March 21

Sara is a fantastic role model and student at our school. She is well-mannered and is always happy to help others before herself. She epitomises the school’s ethos and leads by example and applies the PRIDE values in her everyday school life.

Yusuf Yusuf - Arsenal Double Club Footballs,  March 21

Yusuf was a brilliant contributor in the Arsenal Double Club. He demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment as he attended all sessions. He always remained on task, encouraged others as well as showing progress from start to end.

Hams Youssef -Basketball Club Kit,  March 21

Hams is a keen and talented sportswoman. She has participated in a variety of sports and is always willing to give everything a try. She is an excellent role model to her friends and always plays with great passion while demonstrating good sportsmanship. 

Maahir Medic - Year 11 Badminton Club Equipment, March 21

Maahir is a student who has an excellent attitude and approach to everything he takes part in. Nothing is every a challenge for him and he always strives to overcome these challenges in his team, while making sure everyone is involved and has a voice. He is a humble, yet determined young man.

Tom Parker -Spike Ball Club EquipmentMarch 21

Tom has been a fantastic role model who always gives 100%. He is a member of various sports clubs and is deemed as a fantastic all-rounder. He inspires others by his positive actions and behaviours on and off the field of play. His peers always look up to him for inspiration.

Oskar Bednarski - Garden Games Playground games, June 2020

Oskar has been an outstanding ambassador this year for lunch time play and recreation. He has given up every lunch time to loan out to students equipment and resources to ensure every child can play at lunch time. He has done this is a very mature and inclusive way. 

Gopitharan Thivithushon - Playground Sport Volleyball Tops, June 2020

Gopitharan has been an outstanding leader this year, running activities for the Y7,8 and 9 students at lunch time.

Vinay Mistry -Trip Sports Equipment Football Boots, June 2020

His commitment and dedication to the program has been outstanding and has made a huge impact on activities levels at lunch time.

Simon Leyden - Trips Skateboards, June 2020

Excellent commitmment and contribution to the wider school life (trips, tours, residentials)

Ilham Qazizada - Year 7 Homework club IT Online Software, June 2019

Ilham is a hardworking student who strives to do his utmost best in school. Ilham has supported me this year with Year 7 Homework club after school on Mondays from 3:30-5pm. He gives up his own time to help me run the club and support those in need. He is supportive with me within my teaching. Ilham is an all-rounder just lovely student and am really happy to of taught him this year and also appreciate his support. He really does deserve to be recognised for his support to us as teachers across the school but also students too.

Rutvi Shah - Girls Cricket - Girls Cricket Stuff, June 2019

Rutvi is an outstanding student who has shown a great amount of commitment to the wider school life. This year she has been a driving force in the girls cricket team, often bringing in the latest news in women's cricket to share with the class and indeed anyone who will listen to her! 

Vrinda Parekh - Girls Active Sports Kit (Beanie hats), June 2019

Vrinda has been an outstanding student who has shown great initiative in the wider world of womens sport. She is proactive and helpful in every lesson and creates a lovely atmosphere with everyone involved!