We will be holding a GCSE Awards Presentation Evening for our students who graduated this summer, on Thursday 21st November 2019.
The awards evening will be held at Blackburn Central High School, and run from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.
Our guest speaker for the event will be journalist, broadcaster and writer, Doctor Myriam Francois. A Research Associate at the Centre of Islamic Studies (CIS) at SOAS University. Myriam is also a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Global Policy (CGP) think tank.
Her documentaries and articles have appeared on Channel 4 and BBC, and in the Guardian, New Statesman, Telegraph, CNN online and Middle East Eye.
Myriam has spoken at universities including Oxford, McGill and Harvard, and is a regular speaker at the “How the lights gets in” Hay-on-Wye festival. She is also a regular presenter at high profile events, including the Mayor of London’s Eid Festival 2019 and the London Modest Fashion Festival 2018.
Myriam completed her PhD at Oxford University, and also holds an MA from Georgetown University (USA) and a BA from Cambridge university (UK).