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Latest news from the Austerfield Centre

Every Child Should Experience a Night Under the Stars

In conjunction with the Department of Education and Doncaster Opportunity Area, Austerfield Study Centre was selected to provide courses in Essential Life Skills throughout 2019. This programme saw £22 million invested across 12 areas of the country and is part of the DfE’s vision of an education system that prepares young people for life in […]

New Pond Shelter

We recently received a grant of £2,000 from the People’s Postcode Lottery to fund the installation of a shelter beside our on-site pond. The wooden structure, which was designed and built by a local carpenter, provides shade in summer and shelter from the elements for groups doing pond dipping activities. Equipped with storage benches to […]

Funding News

Housebuilder supports Doncaster youth causes.        Two Doncaster good causes focused on the health of young people are set to receive £1,000 grants from a leading housebuilder. Thorne Rugby Club and Friends of Austerfield Study Centre have been selected by Persimmon Homes South Yorkshire to collect the funding through its Building Futures scheme, […]