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Marcus Rashford, Geri Horner, Gary Lineker to become BBC supply teachers

Marcus Rashford, Geri Horner, Gary Lineker to become BBC supply teachers
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A host of famous faces, including Marcus Rashford, Geri Horner, Gary Lineker, Kelis and Ellie Simmonds sign up to become celebrity supply teachers for CBBC.

A host of top names from the worlds of sport and entertainment have signed up to serve as 'celebrity supply teachers' for the BBC during the coronavirus lockdown.

The 20 10-minute episodes of Celebrity Supply Teacher will air weekdays on CBBC and the iPlayer, starting on Monday, June 8 with Geri Horner hosting an English lesson.

Other lessons include PE with Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, Spanish with former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker, cookery with popstar and food obsessive Kelis and geography with Ellie Simmonds.

"I am delighted to be involved with CBBC's Celebrity Supply Teacher series," said Lineker. "Learning Spanish when I moved to Barcelona in 1986 was good fun. It helped me then and ever since. Enjoy the experience. It's exciting!"

Horner added: "I absolutely love writing - it's a passion, so sharing the power of words on CBBC was a lot of fun. Together we can transport ourselves and create exciting magical stories."

The complete schedule of lessons follows:

Monday 8 June
Geri Horner: English

Tuesday 9 June
Tim Peake: Science

Wednesday 10 June
Marcus Rashford: PE

Thursday 11 June
Jeff Hordley & Zoe Horner: Gardening

Friday 12 June
Heston Blumenthal: Food Science

Monday 15 June
Gary Lineker: Spanish

Tuesday 16 June
Tez Ilyas: Science

Wednesday 17 June
Nikki Lilly: IT

Thursday 18 June
Ricky Wilson: Art

Friday 19 June
Kelis: Cookery

Monday 22 June
Darcey Bussell: Dance

Tuesday 23 June
Katie Piper: Wellbeing

Wednesday 24 June
Mark Labbett: Maths

Thursday 25 June
Isabel Clifton: Drama

Friday 26 June
Ed Balls: History

Monday 29 June
Matthew Morrison: Musical Theatre

Tuesday 30 June
Ellie Simmonds: Geography

Wednesday 1 July
Martin Bashir: History

Thursday 2 July
Rachel & Maisie: British Sign Language

Friday 3 July
End of Term Review


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