Doncaster author will be guest of honour at village primary school

Doncaster author Gervase Phinn.
Doncaster author Gervase Phinn.
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A top selling Doncaster author and raconteur will be the guest of honour at a village primary school next week.

Gervase Phinn, who has penned a string of best-selling books, will host a special assembly at Haxey Church of England Primary School in Haxey before discussing his work and passing on his tips to youngsters in special class workshops.

Rotherham-born Gervase spent his career as a teacher before becoming a schools inspector - and his volumes of memoirs detailing the funny side of life in the classrooms proved to be a bestsellers.

He has published five volumes of memoir, collections of poetry and a number of books about education and has made a string of appearances on television and radio.

The event will take place at the school on July 3.

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