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|Title:||Top of the Class for School Pupils|
|Author:||Doncaster College |
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Sue Smith, the Doncaster Rovers Belles and England footballer, was one of four guest speakers as over 400 school children from across the borough graduated from the Doncaster Children’s University at Doncaster College.
George Trow, Principal and Chief Executive of Doncaster College, presented students with certificates at ceremonies held over 4 days at Doncaster College’s Hub campus.
Sue Smith, who can currently be seen on the BBC’s coverage of the Women’s European Football Championships, was an enjoyable keynote speaker at one of the events and connected well with her young audience.
Gervase Phinn, the well-known author and raconteur and the Chancellor of Doncaster Children’s University handed out special prizes at another of the events and gave an entertaining speech to children and parents about the importance of learning outside the classroom and the funny side of education. As always he was witty and thoroughly engaging.
Other guest speakers who attended were Jo Miller, Doncaster Council’s Chief Executive,
And Lynne Upton, Director of Learning at the National Children’s University, both delivered entertaining speeches at their respective events.
Doncaster is one nine Children's Universities based in a Further Education college and it offers opportunities to all children and young people aged between 7 and 14 through their schools' involvement with the scheme. Over 20 schools in the Doncaster area have joined Children's University.
For further information about the Children’s University please contact 01302 558201 or email Karen.email@example.com
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