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fture talks

 

Students from across the city will be hearing seven inspiring speakers as part of Stoke Damerel's first ever Future Talks event.

The series of seven talks at the College on 22 November are aimed at inspiring and enthusing high-achieving students from Years 10, 11 and Sixth form.

Key Stage 5 Learning Manager Miss Pinkney, who has organised the day with Mrs Brooking the College's careers and employability advisor, came up with the idea at the beginning of the Autumn term after accompanying a group of students to an inspiring day of talks in Exeter.

"We decided to centre the talks around the theme of overcoming adversity," explained Miss Pinkney.

"I hope it will be come a regular fixture in the College's calendar."

The speakers on Tuesday are Baroness Crawley - a Labour peer - who will be followed by Dr Kevin Rowlands who leads and manages services for children with a wide range of complex needs.

Next up is Sgt Harry Tangye, an armed response sergeant with Devon and Cornwall Police, then it's Joanna Traynor an author, psychotherapist and life coach.

Billie Dunne founded her own charity, Free The Children, at the age of just 23 and will be appearing via video link before the sixth speaker Garry Brooking, who is a lieutenant nursing officer in the Queen Alexandra Royal Naval Nursing Service.

The final speaker is performance poet and humourist Matt Harvey.

"I'm really excited by the range of speakers who have been kind enough to agree to come and speak," said Miss Pinkney.

"It's a real privilege for students to hear them and I know it will be a fascinating morning which I hope will encourage the young people in the audience to expand their horizons even further."

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