Jack Petchey Awards – January 2020

The 2020 Havering Schools Jack Petchey Achievement Awards Presentation Evening took place at the Queens Theatre, Hornchurch on Wednesday 22nd January 2020.

The Jack Petchey Award ceremony saw 8 of our outstanding students take the stage, to be presented with their medallion by very special guests and a very loud and adoring crowd.

Our leadership award winner, Mrs O’Sullivan also received her certificate and medallion, for her commitment and dedication to the school community and the SEND department.

We are extremely proud of our award winners and look forward to reading new nominations in 2020.

Award winners included:

  • Joseph: Joseph is an extremely talented long distance runner. His personal best for 5K is faster than some year 10 and 11s in the school. He represents the school at cross-country and is always engaged and focusing in all school activities and school work.
  • Finley: Finley is a very kind and fair person, he has never let anyone feel left out in our form and has always been helpful. Finley is our school council representative and always listens to our opinions, feeding back on meetings he has attended.
  • Finnley: Finnley is a talented guitarist but is acutely aware that talent without hard work and determination won’t get him anywhere. Finnley can often be found practicing in the music department at lunchtimes and after school.
  • Daniel: Daniel has always been very enthusiastic in Drama and has always had a passion and drive for the subject. Throughout his time at Abbs Cross, he has been involved in Drama clubs, productions and now studies Drama and Dance at GCSE level. aniel has run the KS3 drama club, assisted at parents evening, Year 6 open e
  • Katie: This student has showed excellent sportsmanship, by running the 1500 metres twice, encouraging and motivating the rest of the class to do their best and participate in PE with a positive mind-set and attitude. Without this student, many would have felt negative, after feeling like they cannot achieve.
  • Ines: This student has showed excellent sportsmanship, by running the 1500 metres twice, encouraging and motivating the rest of the class to do their best and participate in PE with a positive mind-set and attitude. Without this student, many would have felt negative, after feeling like they cannot achieve.
  • Kian: Kian is always kind and thoughtful, doing the right thing at the right time. He is an inspirational member of the dance department, GCSE Dance and AX Dance Company, participating in all extracurricular, as well as running KS3 dance club and coaching students alongside Miss Monaghan.
  • Finlay: Finlay is an avid reader and has read more books than any other student has across the school. Students enjoy listening to Finlay’s reading knowledge and frequently request advice on reading, as well as providing ideas for new material within the Learning Resource Centre, providing a challenge for students of all ages (and staff!); keeping the Library up to date and on trend.