John Frieda visits Globe Academy

Wednesday 22 January 2014

John Frieda, the celebrity hairdresser and philanthropist who is heavily involved in education and working with young people, chose to visit ARK Globe Academy on Tuesday to see the work that was going on in urban schools.

Mr Frieda was accompanied on his visit by ARK CEO Lucy Heller.  During their visit they met with students and staff and were taken on a tour of the primary and secondary school.

Matt Jones, Principal of ARK Globe Academy, said: "It was a pleasure to welcome John Frieda and Lucy Heller (ARK CEO) on their visit to Globe Academy.  They were both extremely positive about how we are engaging all students in their learning.  In particular, John was enthusiastic about the work we are doing on developing students' confidence and self-esteem".