Our flagship programme is the Jack Petchey Achievement Award Scheme, which recognises outstanding young people aged 11-25 across London and Essex.

Jack Petchey Achievement Award winners are young people who have gone above and beyond to achieve – perhaps when others thought they might fail.

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Music plays an important role within the school community. A way to relax, be creative, improve esteem and most importantly, enjoy. Pupils get the opportunity to practice alone or play as part of a group, with drums, piano, guitar, ukulele and bass.

Also on offer is the chance to record using a range of hardware and industry standard recording software. giving our pupils an insight into a professional recording environment. 


The Belsteads School,

Back Lane, 

Little Waltham, 



Contact Us

T: 07415 585867 or 01245 330510

E: Admin@belsteads.essex.sch.uk