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Priti Patel MP supports Summer Reading Challenge

Category: Local News Published: 1st June 2020 - 11:47 am

Witham MP, Priti Patel, is supporting this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and is calling on young people across the Witham constituency to take part. The annual Summer Reading Challenge is run by The Reading Agency and encourages young people to read at least six books during the summer. This year’s …

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 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 …

Schools line up for Get Witham Reading 2019

Published on 7th July 2019 Published in Local News

Eight schools in Witham have confirmed their participation in Get Witham Reading 2019 organised by Witham MP, Priti Patel.  This is the crusading MP’s eighth annual school literacy campaign aimed at improving standards of literacy across the Witham constituency. This year’s participants are: Tiptree Heath Primary School, Tiptree St Luke’s …

Priti Patel MP supports Witham reading campaign

Priti Patel MP supports Witham campaign for every child to join local library and share a love of reading

Published on 10th June 2019 Published in General News

Witham MP, Priti Patel, is supporting a campaign run by charity The Reading Agency to encourage all primary school children to take part in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge. The Challenge launches across England and Wales on Saturday, 13th July 2019. This year’s theme for the Summer Reading Challenge is …

MP’s Get Witham Reading 2019 campaign gets underway

Published on 13th May 2019 Published in Local News

Witham’s crusading MP, Priti Patel, has launched her eighth annual school literacy campaign ‘Get Witham Reading 2019’.  Her campaign was first launched in 2012, when children’s literacy levels in the constituency fell below the national average, 1 in 6 pupils were leaving school without achieving the literacy of an 11 …

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