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Whitefield and Joseph Clarke Students win Jack Petchey awards

Six students from Whitefield Schools and Joseph Clarke School were awarded Jack Petchey Awards for their achievements at a ceremony at Waltham Forest Town Hall this week. 

From Whitefield 

  • Teshon - Was nominated by his classmates for always being lively and cheerful, trying his hardest and looking out for those around him.  He is a star player on the football team and a role model to the younger players.
  • Jovan - nominated by teachers for his engagement and excellent progress overall and in particular with communication skills. He's also become a confident dancer!
  • Luis - nominated by teachers both for trying very hard all year and the fantastic progress he's made - particularly in sports 
  • James - nominated by teachers for always working hard and being polite and friendly. He's made excellent progress with his independence skills and is a fantastic role model to others 

From Joseph Clarke

  • Mohammad - Nominated for being inspiration to other pupils. He is an avid reader and always discussing books he has read with his peers. Both in lessons and around school books  introducing other pupils to new, exciting literature to read. He aspires to becoming a school librarians so he can further encourage a love of reading. It is remarkable as he is visually impaired, like the other pupils in the school, and sometimes reading can be an arduous physical task. However he has always adopted an extremely positive attitudes towards books and fully shares his love of reading them.
  • Michaela - Nominated for her excellent attitude in the playground, for playing so nicely with her friends and making sure that everyone is involved.

Last but not least, congratulations to Joseph Clarke staff member Zara who was awarded as an 'Outstanding Leader', given to leaders and teachers who encourage and motivate young people in an exceptional way.

Congratulations to everyone!

Jovan, Louis and Teshon with their award medals and Waltham Forest councillor Grace Williams  
Jovan, Louis and Teshon with their award medals and Waltham Forest councillor Grace Williams  
Mohammad and Michaela  with councillor Williams and Zara who was given an award as Outstanding Leader