Improving Education in Havering

I am campaigning for -

- better special educational needs provision.

- improved links between businesses, schools and policymakers so that our local students can access the best opportunities.

- higher quality secondary education to match the strong performance of our primary schools.



Visit to Branfil Primary School

This morning my team and I visited Branfil Primary School to meet Headteacher, Mrs Sanson, to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing our local schools.

Visiting Elm Park Primary

A Friday afternoon visit to Elm Park Primary gave me the chance to see some of the amazing work being done by the school's dynamic teaching team on special educational needs, education technology and behaviour to ensure Elm Park students are resilient, independent and respectful.

Sharing ideas on social mobility at Drapers Brookside

We paid our first visit this morning to Drapers' Brookside Primary School, Harold Hill, to speak to dynamic and inspirational head teacher, Mrs Angela Winch. I had arranged to visit Drapers' Brookside as part of my work to understand the opportunities and challenges facing our local schools, and

Teaching Internet Safety at James Oglethorpe Primary

I had the pleasure of joining Parent Zone and Google's Be Internet Legends assembly at James Oglethorpe Primary School this morning as part of their wider campaign to keep children safe online.

Visit to St Ursula's Infant and Junior Schools

This morning the team and I had the pleasure of visiting St Ursula's Infant and Junior Schools, and talking to head teacher, Mr Craft, and head of governors, Alex Kearns.