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Peter Jones CBE names Tycoon in Schools 2016 finalists

After much deliberation, we are delighted to announce the eight teams of tycoons that have reached the final of Tycoon in Schools. These budding entrepreneurs will attend a special awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace, where Peter and HRH The Duke of York will crown the overall winners.

PJEA students awarded global winner of the DECA Idea Challenge 2016

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students at Leicester College have been named global champions of the DECA Idea Challenge 2016 for the College and University category.

Hair Bears helps people with autism look forward to the hairdressers

Jessica Leach had long held an idea that she wanted to start her own business, and her dreams were realised through the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

Former PJEA student creates award to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy graduate Adam Bradford is continuing his work to encourage the next generation of entrepreneurs, with an award that celebrates Achievement, Determination, Aspiration and Motivation (ADAM). 

Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students work to help their local community

Students at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at South Essex College have been inspired to help their community following a visit from a local foodbank. 

It all started when The Storehouse’s project manager, Rob Carvosso, was invited to the college to give a talk on homelessness and poverty. Rob explained the challenges faced by the foodbank and the students set about discussing what they could do to help. 


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