Priti meets with Education Ministers to discuss local education standards

Published on 23rd May 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel has had a constructive meeting with the Department for Education to discuss school standards in the Witham constituency. Meeting with Education Minister Baroness Barran and the Secretary of State for Education Gillian Keegan, Priti updated Ms Keegan on her and Baroness Barren’s recent visit to Maltings …

Witham MP raises serious concerns about Maltings Academy in House of Commons

Published on 10th May 2024 Published in Local News

Priti Patel MP has continued to raise the concerns of her constituents in Parliament to  the government  about Maltings Academy and Academies Enterprise Trust with the Minister for School, Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP during Education Questions in the House of Commons. These are ongoing concerns raised by parents whose …

Priti welcomes Education Minister to local school

Published on 22nd April 2024 Published in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel and the Education Minister, Baroness Barran, the Minister for School Systems and Student Finance last week visited Maltings Academy in Witham to formally meet with the leadership team, parent representatives, pupils and the Chief Executive of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). This visit, which was formally requested …

Local schools to receive improvement funds

Published on 3rd April 2024 Published in Local News

Priti Patel MP for Witham has welcomed news that three schools within the Witham constituency have been announced as part of the Government’s School Condition Improvement Fund. Thurstable School, Powers Hall Academy and Tiptree Heath Primary School will all be receiving a portion of the £57,654975 which the East of …

Priti visiting local schools affected by RAAC

Massive funding boast for rebuilding Witham’s schools

Published on 14th February 2024 Published in General NewsPublished in Local News

Local MP Priti Patel has expressed her delight as schools across the Witham constituency are set to benefit from a share of the funds from the Government’s school rebuilding programme. Six schools are set to receiving millions of pounds of funding from the Government to rebuild or improve their school …

Standing up for schools

Published on 13th December 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel this week raised concerns with the Education Secretary about local schools impacted by RAAC. During the Department for Education Parliamentary question session, Priti asked for assurances from the Secretary of State that contractors who are building the temporary accommodation for impacted schools deliver these needed replacement …

Priti with School Director of Operations Gemma Quantrill and Viv Trask-Hall, Head of Education and Innovation at Thrive.

Visit to award winning local specialist school

Published on 18th October 2023 Published in Local News

Witham MP Priti Patel recently visited Reach Essex, a specialist school based in Witham, to meet with staff and pupils following the school being recognised as a Thrive school of excellence for mental wellbeing. This inspirational organisation supports vulnerable children and young people whose behaviour, anxieties or other factors impact …

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