Floral tributes offer to tragic school teacher

Former students of a much-loved teacher have been invited to lay flowers in his memory.

Monday, 3rd July 2017, 4:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:47 am
David Nicklin
David Nicklin

David Nicklin, 54, died last week after a short battle with leukaemia.

He taught at Fleetwood High before becoming assistant headteacher at Collegiate High.

He latterly worked with youngsters with extra learning needs at Educational Diversity, which has a base at the Athena Centre in Whitegate Drive.

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Headteacher Wendy Casson said: “Any ex-students who like like to pay tribute are invited to lay flowers at our Athena Centre on Whitegate Drive at the side of the Tesco Garage.

“We will have a condolence book in the reception area for people to leave a message.

“Please come to Athena during the afternoon of July 12 or between 9.00am and 3.30pm on July 13.”

A private funeral for Mr Nicklin is scheduled for 1.15pm at Carleton Crematorium on Friday July 14.

His wife Lindsay said last week: “Thank you to everyone for their kind words, thoughts and prayers at this very sad and difficult time.”