Teenager experience teaching programme gets boost from Rotary Club donation

WHITTLESEY Rotary Club has donated more than �2,000 to three primary schools to help develop Life Education Centres.

WHITTLESEY Rotary Club has donated more than �2,000 to three primary schools to help develop Life Education Centres.

The money split between Park Lane School (�943), New Road School (�184) and Alderman Jacobs School (�1173) will go towards the Cambridgeshire Life Education programme which visits schools across the country to teach children about issues they will come up against in their teenage years including drugs and smoking.

Vice president of the Rotary Club Catherine Little was on hand to help present the cheques to teachers from the three schools.

Stephen Hodson, Life Education representative at the Rotary Club said it was the 16th year the club had raised money for the centres.


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“It’s quite an amazing process and it is well received by the teachers and children,” he said.

Cambridgeshire Life Education will visit more than 90 schools in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough each year and 20,000 child take part in the programme’s teaching.

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