Certificate ceremony

Councillor Katherine Christie, left and the founder of the Learning Kat School, Kath Kenyon, speaking to pupils and parents.

The Learning Kat School in Claremont, which caters for teens and adults with complex special needs, held a ceremony last Friday at a coffee shop where ward councillor Katherine Christie presented certificates to the students.

Joel Slessenger, pictured with his parents, Mark and Kirsty, and Kath Kenyon, right, received a certificate for a short course he did in animal care.
Laiqa Hawa received certificates for courses she did in science, animal care, gardening and independent living.
The Learning Kat School pupils socialising at their certificate ceremony.