Louise’s job at TV school

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A trainee teacher from Sheffield Hallam University has beaten hundreds of applicants to land her first job at Britain’s best known school.

Louise Hirst, who teaches science, will work at Thornhill Academy in Dewsbury, which shot to fame in hit Channel 4 show Educating Yorkshire.

The 27-year-old, who trained as a chef before changing career, impressed a panel of interviewees including headteacher Johnny Mitchell.


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