North Humber News Items
King’s Mill School in National Tenner Relay
King’s Mill Special School in Driffield was chosen to take part in the ‘Tenner Relay’ this year, with The Great King’s Mill Bake Off. Students brought in home-made cakes to sell to staff, pupils and parents across the Driffield School site, with a prize awarded for thebest cake. After only a few hours of sales they had made over £150 with another spell of selling ahead of them. Teacher Marnie Allenby said ‘It’s been a great day!’
Our City at Bricknell Primary School & St Nicholas Primary School
Volunteers from KC delivered the ‘Our City’ programme at Bricknell Primary School in January, where the class teacher said: “The children really enjoyed the day. 10/10!” First time volunteers Benn Broadhead and Paul Dannatt were joined by KC Community Coordinator Brendon Smurthwaite to lead the activities. In February it was the turn of St Nicholas on Cottingham Road to take part. Students presented their work in a special assembly and their team newspapers are now displayed in the library. KC volunteer Jennine Harrison said “it really was such a great experience and seeing the children enjoy it just made it so worthwhile.”
Hull College Teams at C4Di
C4Di opened their doors to the Hull College Company and Start Up teams, who launched their businesses to an audience of educationalists and entrepreneurs. The teams gave short presentations and took questions from the audience. In addition to the College teams, guest speakers included Martin Lauer (The One Point) and Rebecca Shipham (Ships & Pigs), the winner of the Top Freelancer UK award 2014.
Company & Start Up Programme teams at Hull University Business School
The Business School at Hull University hosted the pre-competition workshop for CP and SU students in February. Speakers included Jonathan Leafe from Strawberry, Graham Jenkinson from Jenko and the new Chair of the North Humber Board, Darren Glew of Hurst Plastics. Students got hints and tips about the competition stages of the programme, as well as some insights into running a successful company.