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How Panathlon fills the void in primary swimming

Panathlon has helped a huge number of schools achieve required standards in swimming provision set by the Government....

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Award-winning Mercedes hits top gear as Young Leader

Our former Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement award-winner Mercedes Jacdonmi is now back as a Young Leader! ...

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Golden girl Georgie delighted to ‘give back’

Panathlon has changed Georgie Hart’s life - and now she's giving back to the next generation of young disabled athletes....

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MCKS Charitable Foundation UK partner with Panathlon

Panathlon have received a £25,000 donation from the MCKS Charitable Foundation UK towards our primary-age activity....

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Mia’s parents inspired by her Panathlon debut

The parents of Mia Norman have vowed "never to let her be held back again" after the eight-year-old's Panathlon debut....

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Panathlon ‘highlight of the year’ for Downham pupils

Three mums of pupils at Downham Primary called the Essex Primary Swimming Final 'the highlight of the children's year"....

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“The impact has been so big in such a short time”

Panathlon’s expansion into Wales has already revolutionised pupils’ experience of PE and sport at Pen Coch Primary....

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Panathlon inspires new opportunities for John Watson pupils

How Panathlon has inspired a partnership between John Watson School in Oxfordshire and a neighbouring mainstream school....

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New Rush Hall students thrive on Young Leader opportunity

Four students from New Rush Hall School in east London explain why being Panathlon Young Leaders has proven so valuable....

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Panathlon ‘perfect springboard’ into mainstream competitions for Ivel Valley

Panathlon has been the perfect springboard for pupils at Ivel Valley special school to compete with maintstream pupils....

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Mercedes Jacdonmi
Award winner Mercedes to continue remarkable Panathlon journey

Our 2019 Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement award winner, Mercedes Jacdonmi, is to continue her Panathlon journey....

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Red Oak Primary
Panathlon plays role in Red Oak’s transformation through sport

Read all about Panathlon's role in the transformation of Red Oak Primary School in Lowestoft, Suffolk....

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Doucecroft’s finest Panathletes honoured at Essex Primary awards

Elite Panathletes from Doucecroft School in Essex were honoured at our Woodland Primary Outstanding Achiever awards....

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Young star hits a strike with Outstanding Achievement Award

Accolades handed out to bowling hotshot and School of the Year at the Disability Sport and Physical Activity Awards....

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‘Panathlon has been very important for me’

Molly Neill perfectly embodies the ‘all-in’ spirit of Goldbeaters Primary School when they compete in Panathlons....

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Brave Jack conquers anxiety to earn Outstanding Achievement award

Overcoming severe anxiety has earned Jack Courtney our GLL London Primary Outstanding Achievement award....

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Panathlon transforms Freddie’s self-esteem and passion for sport

Panathlon has ignited a deep love for sport and a profound change of mindset in teenager Freddie Fairbrass....

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Abdul’s journey typifies Panathlon’s impact on young competitors

Competing at the recent Panathlon London Final was the latest stage in Abdul Khan’s remarkable journey from a marginalised young boy to confident, gregarious and talented teenager. When he first...

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London Final ‘a privilege’ for Jack Petchey Foundation

Panathlon's showpiece London Final reminded the Jack Petchey Foundation of the value of their long-term investment....

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Panathlon “makes a transformational difference”

Catherine Ind, Head of the St. James’s Place Charitable Foundation, praises Panathlon's impact....

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Investigo staff blown away by Copper Box experience

Staff from our funders Investigo came away from London Final full of fund-raising motivation....

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Panathlon gives Young Leader Callum a vital platform

Callum Savill is one of many success stories among our talented Young Leaders from Sir Herbert Leon Academy....

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Panathlon support Finlay to hit his targets

Panathlon are supporting a talented young archer from Hull who has special needs....

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How Panathlon has revolutionised PE for pupils at Treetops School

Treetops School in Grays, Essex, have thrown themselves wholeheartedly into Panathlon over the last three years....

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‘Young Leaders have grown in confidence’ says school’s head of P.E.

Caroline Constable, head of P.E at Barking Abbey School, talks about the impact Panathlon has had on her Young Leaders....

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Panathlon “absolutely massive” for deaf Braidwood pupils

Panathlon has helped Braidwood School for the Deaf overcome huge obstacles in providing quality PE and competitive sport...

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Heathlands exemplify Panathlon’s effect on deaf students

Heathlands School's PE Lead Sean Priestley tells us about the impact of Panathlon on deaf pupils at his school....

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Matthew personifies Panathlon impact

Matthew Bedford exemplifies the hugely beneficial effect that Panathlon has had on students at Egerton Rothesay School....

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Award-winning Toyin returns to Panathlon family

Award-winning former Panathlete, Toyin Fabusiwa, returned as Head Official at our Boccia Lord's Taverners event....

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Award-winner Jessica’s remarkable journey

The remarkable sporting journey of Trinity School student Jessica White was recognised at the prestigious Jack Petchey Foundation Outstanding Achievement awards at the Olympic Park.  Jessica, 17, won the Excellence in...

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Selfless Anuj rewarded with Young Leader prize

Former Kingsbury High student Anuj Chitroda was named as Panathlon's Young Leader of the Year for his dedication....

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Essex newcomers Burnt Mill impress Jack Petchey judges

Burnt Mill Academy in Harlow were inaugural winners of the Jack Petchey Foundation 'School Newcomer of the Year' prize....

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Role model Armaan is “empowered” by Panathlon

Armaan Shahzad has been named Panathlon's 2017/18 West Yorkshire Primary Outstanding Achiever after overcoming multiple...

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“Superstar” Hafzah wins our West Yorkshire prize

Hafzah Tariq is described by those who know her best as “hugely competitive,” “a real fighter” and a “superstar”. It’s...

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Award winner Mitchell inspires change

Mitchell Regan's determination not to let his disabilities affect his sporting ambitions has had a dramatic 'ripple...

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Award winner Leon ‘a joy and inspiration’

Panathlon has named teenager Leon Pring as our 2017/18 North Yorkshire Outstanding Achievement award winner for the...

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Courageous Kitty earns Outstanding Achievement prize

The determination of Kitty Kerr not to let complex disabilities hold her back has earned her the 2017/18 Panathlon...

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‘Trojan’ Troy earns Outstanding Achievement award

Troy McIntosh from Hackney has received the Panathlon Outstanding Achievement Award for London for immense bravery in...

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“Panathlon has enriched our curriculum”

Sherwood Park is one of many schools where Panathlon's impact has gone much deeper than simply participating in...

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Matthew Key
Panathlon “has given me a better future”

Matthew Key credits Panathlon with igniting his transformation from "couch potato" into an ambitious young athlete....

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Paralympic legends praise Panathlon’s impact

Three GB Paralympic legends were united in their praise for Panathlon as they enjoyed the sight of 200 of London’s...

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Young Leader experience of “immense value”

The experience of being a Young Leader at Panathlon competitions is of “immense all-round value” says Paul Read from Sir...

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“It teaches them to treat disabled children normally, not differently”

Burnt Mill Academy Trust joined the ‘Panathlon family’ in 2017/18 and have provided Young Leaders in three competitions...

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Doucecroft’s driving force

Doucecroft School in Colchester have been competing in Panathlon competitions for four years. Andrea Griffiths is the...

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Role model Harry blossoms through Panathlon

Harry Bowtell from east London first took part in a Panathlon in 2012. Despite having complex physical and learning...

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Three’s the magic number for our Intern Freya

Freya Levy has flourished in numerous ways in the last six months - firstly in her role as a Panathlon intern but also...

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Star trio reveal joy at Children of Courage awards

The parents of three Panathletes honoured at the London Children of Courage awards have expressed their immense pride...

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Panathlon ‘legend’ Barry wins Teacher of the Year prize

Parents, grandparents, pupils and colleagues have queued up to pay tribute to "legendary" SEN Lead Barry Cornforth, who ...

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Panathlon gives Young Leader platform for success

A first year student has been offered a work placement in a ‘Panathlon school’ after her performance as a Young Leader...

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Abby-Jo lifts Jack Petchey Outstanding Achiever prize

Abby-Jo Wawrzewski has won the 2017 Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement Award – Panathlon’s top individual honour in the London and Essex area. The 16-year-old (pictured left), who attends Brent Knoll School in Forest Hill, South-East London,...

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Jack Petchey Outstanding Achievement Nominee – Jessica Howard

This year’s Panathlon Jack Petchey Awards Ceremony takes place on November 15 at John Lewis Stratford in London, and...

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