March 17, 2017

Really enjoyed my visit to Hillside Primary in Hucknall on Friday both meeting the kids and of course eating the biscuits!

Great to see the school doing so well and the improvement in education across Hucknall generally in recent years is something to be proud of!

March 3, 2017

It's been great to meet Noah, the Prime Minister of Sir John Sherbrook School, and obviously Head Teacher Mrs Essex too. 

Great to see the wonderful progress the school is making under her leadership and I hope to be able to welcome the school's Parliament down to...

February 3, 2017

It was brilliant to visit St Joseph's Primary in Boughton today to talk to the kids about the Government and my role as an MP. As ever it is always the primary schools that ask the most difficult questions - especially when it turns out one young girl is the daughter o...

November 27, 2016

I was delighted to be invited by the DALP Academy Trust, who manage both Holgate and National Schools, to officially open their new joint Sixth Form Centre on Friday along with Richard Bullock, the Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire. 

This fantastic project has b...

September 6, 2016

Until this year Admissions has most often been a relatively simple process, and whilst some children obviously miss out on their first choice schools each time the disruption has for the most part been kept to a minimum. However this year saw the first year of the Coun...

April 22, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the The National Holocaust Centre and Museum at Laxton on Friday with a group of students studying race, diversity and prejudice. As part of a scheme called 'Parliamentors', I've been supporting these guys from Nottingham Trent Universi...

April 18, 2016

Today, families across England will find out if they’ve got their preferred primary school place.


After the last Labour government cut 200,000 primary school places, we’ve been clearing up the mess they left behind. With record capital spending we've created 600,000 ne...

April 5, 2016

I have received lots of campaign emails about the Government’s plans to convert all schools into academies.


Over the last five years, the academies and free schools programmes have freed thousands of headteachers and leaders to drive improvement in their own schools an...

March 4, 2016

I really enjoyed a lively debate with students, and representatives from Labour and the Lib Dems, at the Dukeries Academy this morning. We discussed a lot of things, from local bus prices to Syria and the EU referendum, and it's great to see so many of the students so...

February 12, 2016

I have been talking this morning about diversity and race relations with a group of Nottingham Trent University students, as part of a project called Parliamentors.


I'm supporting them with a project as they try to do something positive in our community, and this morni...

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