BBC political editor Nick Robinson gives Palmer Catholic pupils his career tips... and reads the Recorder with them
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Students at one school got some motivation and a little inspiration from a top journalist at the BBC who dropped in to tell them about his own career path.
Political editor Nick Robinson visited the Palmer Catholic Academy on Thursday to give sixth formers some idea of how he ended up in one of the top jobs at the BBC.
He spoke to the students at the school in Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings and even had a quick flick through the Recorder with them.
Nomso Oranu, director of teaching and learning, said: “It was a welcome insight into the major news stories and his own interesting personal stories. It’s was inspiring and very heartfelt.”
He spoke to the students about his own path into journalism and how he originally came from a science background.
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Mr Robinson praised the enthusiasm and intelligence of students saying they asked thought provoking questions.
Mr Oranu said: “He was very impressed with how knowledgeable our students were with major news stories. The children thought it was wonderful. There was a real buzz in the air.”
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