News

New Special Educational Needs places for Nelmes Primary

One of the concerns consistently raised with me by local teachers has been over special needs education (SEND) provision, the pressures that this can place upon school budgets and the speed at which SEND assessments can be undertaken.

Forest Approach wins nursery bid to boost social mobility

I was delighted to receive the news from Children's Minister, Nadhim Zahawi, today that Forest Approach Academy (formerly Dycourts) on Harold Hill has been successful in its application to the School Nurseries Capital Fund. 

Accessible transport

This morning I attended the ‘Accessible Transport for All’ event at the Romford YMCA on Rush Green Road to make people aware of the wide-ranging accessibility that now exists on our public transport system.

Upminster Infant and Juniors Visit

This afternoon my team and I visited Upminster Infant and Junior Schools where we met executive head teacher, Miss Edgcombe. and Mr Hobson, Chief Executive of the Hornchurch Academy Trust, of which the schools became a member in September 2017.

Priti Patel joins Emerson Park summer celebration

This afternoon we welcomed former International Development Secretary, Priti Patel MP, to the constituency to join our summer celebration in Emerson Park. Priti spoke to local guests about politics, Brexit and the path ahead for our country ahead of 31 October. 

 

Local care business, Radfield, wins FSB award

This morning I visited Radfield Home Care Havering at their Hornchurch offices to learn about their business and congratulate them for winning FSB London Family Business of the Year award.