Video: Hollywood moment for Educating Yorkshire’s Mushy

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A slice of Hollywood came to Thornhill Community Academy when a movie producer brought his Oscar to school.

The tear-jerking final episode of Educating Yorkshire saw assistant headteacher Matthew Burton help Musharaf Asghar overcame his stammer in a with techniques inspired by The King’s Speech.

Musharaf with the Oscar.(D531C346)

Musharaf with the Oscar.(D531C346)

And watching along with millions of viewers was Gareth Unwin, a producer of the four times Oscar winner, who came to the Academy to meet Mushy, Mr Burton and students on Wednesday.

Watch the video of the visit and see this week’s Dewsbury Reporter for more.

Headteach Jonny Mitchell with Musharaf and Matthew Burton with the Oscar.(D531G346)

Headteach Jonny Mitchell with Musharaf and Matthew Burton with the Oscar.(D531G346)