On 9th December, Pete, Liz and Joel successfully reached the summit of Vinson Massif, the highest mountain in Antarctica and have now arrived home safely. An adventure of a lifetime for them all but for Pete, this brings to a close his Seven Summits journey. He has now reached the summit of the highest mountain on every continent, in memory of his dear friend Lt John Thornton RM.Read More
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he pupils and staff at Ferndown Middle School were thinking about remembrance. In fact, they were rethinking remembrance, the title of the 2017 Royal British Legion poppy appeal. A special assembly helped them to remember some of the wars and battles that have changed Britain forever but they also remembered the men and women of our Armed Forces who are currently in the service of our countryRead More
The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation has been supported by a lovely team of Barclays Volunteers since 2009 and the total Matched Funding donated by Barclays has reached an incredible £40,000!Read More
The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation (JTYAF) is delighted to have been selected as M & S Ferndown, Food Hall’s, Charity of the Year for 2017/18. M & S employees were invited to nominate a charity and after the votes were in, the JTYAF was thrilled to have been chosen as their charity partner.Read More
The JTYAF are hosting an online competition to win one of 5 chocolate advent calendars!
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The Ferndown Upper School World Challenge Team on their training expedition in Dartmoor. This is in preparation for their trek in Swaziland and Mozambique in July 2018. The JTYAF was delighted to contribute towards their expedition costs.Read More
Sainsbury’s Ferndown has been a great friends of the charity for many years, but no-one was expecting the incredible amount of £11,455.42 which was raised in store during their year in partnership.Read More
Peter Sunnucks is an accomplished mountaineer and adventurer, having climbed six of the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on every continent. Peter is certainly climbing as high as he can dream and is soon to embark on the last of the Seven Summits, Vinson Massif, Antarctica.Read More