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Witham MP’s Get Witham Reading event to go ahead

Category: Local News Published: 22nd April 2020 - 9:57 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has confirmed that this year’s ‘Get Witham Reading’ will go ahead on Friday 3 July 2020, despite schools being closed to the majority of pupils due to Covid-19. Priti has hosted Get Witham Reading at local schools every year since it was first launched in 2012. …

Priti Patel MP with Headteacher David Bome, during her visit to Copford Church of England Primary School.

Priti Patel supports Copford Primary School’s efforts to find funding for classroom upgrades

Published on 28th February 2020 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the Member of Parliament for Witham, has today (28.02.20) visited Copford Church of England Primary School, to see for herself the problems the school is having in regard to the deteriorating condition of four of its classrooms. Priti met Headteacher David Bome, who explained how leaking roofs, damp, …

Priti Patel MP with pupils at the Stanway Fiveways Primary School, holding the new books the MP donated to their library.

Priti visits Stanway Fiveways Primary School to discuss and promote literacy skills

Published on 27th January 2020 Published in Local News

Priti Patel, the MP for Witham has visited the Stanway Fiveways Primary School (24.01.20) to meet Head Teacher, Jackie Irwin, to discuss reading projects, improving literacy and Pupil Premium. The school has a particular interest in promoting reading, which fits in with Priti’s long term goal of continuing improvement in …

Priti addresses the students taking part in the Be Internet Citizens Workshop at Honywood Community Science School, Coggeshall.

Priti Patel visits workshop on internet citizenship at local school

Published on 27th January 2020 Published in Local News

The Witham MP, Priti Patel dropped in on a ‘Be Internet Citizens’ workshop held at the Honywood Community Science School in Coggeshall on Friday 24th January. The workshop is part of Google’s digital citizenship programme, run in partnership with the Institute for Strategic Dialogue and You Tube. The programme was …

£3 million more in funding for local schools

Category: Local News Published: 26th November 2019 - 1:49 pm

Schools across the Witham constituency are set to receive almost £3 million more in cash as a result of representations made to the Government by Priti Patel, Conservative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Witham. Priti, who has held meetings with parents, governors and teachers from local schools and with Education Ministers …

Priti Patel MP secures cash boost for Essex schools

Category: Local News Published: 5th September 2019 - 10:31 am

Schools across the Witham constituency are set to benefit from a significant cash boost in their budgets, thanks to the efforts of Witham MP, Priti Patel. Priti has tirelessly campaigned for the introduction of a strategic long-term funding plan for schools and has welcomed this week’s announcement that the Government …

Priti Patel MP congratulates local pupils on strong set of GCSE results

Category: Local News Published: 27th August 2019 - 3:25 pm

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has offered her congratulations to students across the Witham constituency who have collected their GCSE results in the last few days. Priti said: “Many congratulations to all students who received their GCSE results just before the Bank Holiday weekend. We have seen some strong results locally …

Priti Patel MP encourages young people to make space for reading this summer

Published on 20th August 2019 Published in Local News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, is supporting this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and is calling on young people across her constituency to take part. The Summer Reading Challenge is run by charity The Reading Agency and encourages young people to read six books throughout the summer holidays. The theme for this …

Priti Patel MP congratulates Witham students on a fantastic set of A-Level results

Category: Local News Published: 20th August 2019 - 9:51 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, has offered her congratulations to all students across the Witham constituency who have received their A-Level results within the last few days. In the Witham constituency, A-Level results have improved compared to 2018 with 64% of students achieving an A* to C grade at Witham Sixth …

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