Local pensioner studying for a GCSE in Physics

A Chichester 84-year-old wants to complete his education

Ernie Puffett has enrolled in weekly GCSE physics classes to retake his exam after failing the exam 5 times in school and hopes he’ll finally pass next summer.

This will fulfil his wish to complete his secondary school education ““I am amazed that youngsters today can take it all in because physics is such a vast subject.”

The older student, who has always had a passion for science, now attends his local school, Chichester College, where he takes weekly physics classes and has even had his course fees waived to help him achieve his dream.

Helen Loftus, Principal at Chichester College said ““We all have ambitions and aims and we’re proud to be supporting Ernie to achieve his.”


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