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The Children's University aims to promote social mobility by providing high quality, exciting and innovative learning activities and experiences outside normal school hours to children aged 7 to 14 (and 5 and 6 year olds with their families) and engaging the wider communities as learning partners in the realisation of this. At the heart of its work is the ambition to raise aspirations, boost achievement and foster a love of learning, so that young people can make the most of their abilities and interests.




Here at Langold Dyscarr Community School, Years 3,4,5 and 6 are members of the  Children's university. Each week they they take part in extra curricular activities and earn stamps in the university passports. Once they reach the bronze, silver and gold milestones, they graduate with the peers during a ceremony at Nottingha Trent University. The children, parents and staff are very proud of the children's achievements!


Langold Dyscarr Community School Graduation March 2014


What a proud evening for all those present at the Langold Dyscarr Community School Children’s University Graduation!                                                                                                                                                                                                        Before the ‘graduates’ were presented with their certificates we were treated to some beautiful singing from the choir, a very athletic display from our gymnasts and a powerful performance from our karate students. karate students                The overwhelming values that our ‘graduates’ have demonstrated have been resilience and determination, values we hold dear in our school                                                                                                                                                                                 

Our guest speaker, Mr Andy Nicklin, from the Children’s University, was very impressed with our graduation ceremony — Langold Dyscarr leads the way and sets the high standard!      


Thank you to all the parents and carers who came along to support and to Emma Spencer, the gymnastics teacher, to Sensei Tony and Sensei Julie from Hidden Dragon Karate and to Marcus for the use of NOW Church. Thanks also to Miss Marsh for organising such a fantastic evening.  But our biggest thanks go to the brilliant ’graduates’  -  we are so proud of YOU!                 



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