Award Winners - Outstanding Citizenship School 2019!
We are delighted to announce that Sir John Heron Primary School are the first ever winners of the Outstanding Citizenship School award! Our pupils were recognised for the work they did on making people more aware of homelessness and its causes. Children wrote to their local MP Stephen Timms and to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan. In their letters they recommended that the school curriculum should include mental health and financial education in an attempt to prevent homelessness in the future. These are two areas that the Department for Education is now taking action on.
A representative from Year 4, Arya, accompanied Ms Bekker to the Palace of Westminster to receive the award at a prestigious ceremony attended by many notable figures including the Rt Hon. The Lord Blunkett. The ceremony was hosted by Pussycat Doll band member Kimberly Wyatt. After the ceremony all the guests were treated to an open top bus tour of London!
We are very proud of this award which recognises our commitment to enabling our students to be positive citizens both within the local community and beyond.