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Season's Greetings from Peter Jones CBE

It has been another fantastic year for the Peter Jones Foundation. As Christmas draws closer, I would like to thank all of our patrons and partners for their ongoing support, as well as our students, teachers, business enterprise managers and alumni for their dedication and hard work.

Children at Ludham Primary School vye to become the UK’s youngest Tycoon

Budding entrepreneurs as young as five at Ludham Primary School and Nursery in Norfolk have been busy trading their wares in the Tycoon in Schools competition.

The school has been a hive of activity, with three teams of children buzzing with excitement, manufacturing products and calculating costs.

Three tips to start a successful business – from awarding winning PJEA grad

A Peter Jones Enterprise Academy graduate, who started a thriving social media agency in Edinburgh, has been awarded “New Start Business of the Year” award at the WeDO Scotland 2016 Awards.

Tycoon in Schools 2015 Runner Up’s business goes from strength to strength

After coming runner up in the 2015 Tycoon in Schools competition, Zack Griffin’s business, Teens 2 Go, is enjoying rapid growth and development.

Zack originally received £140 in a start-up loan from Tycoon in Schools to get his business off the ground, and with it he rolled out five coding clubs and trained up a force of young coaches. During the first trading period, he taught over one hundred students advanced computer skills.

PJEA students help exercise entrepreneur Rosemary Conley CBE with charity fundraiser

PJEA students from Leicester College were given the opportunity to volunteer their time last week for a charity event organised by the well-known exercise entrepreneur, Rosemary Conley CBE.

The students supported Rosemary at the ‘A Question of Brains’ event in aid of Steps, a Leicestershire-based charity for those with cerebral palsy, Down’s syndrome, and other motor disorders.


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