Cromwell Community College teacher selected to be a UK Parliament Teacher Ambassador

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Louis Sugden, a teacher from Cromwell Community College in Chatteris, has been selected to attend “Teachers’ Institute” at the Houses of Parliament. Louis was selected from more than 170 applicants to attend the 3 day training event in Parliament which is fully funded by Parliament’s Education Service. Louis will get the opportunity to question the …

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Saturday Story Time

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As many constituents will know, I am passionate about inspiring our children in North East Cambridgeshire to foster a love for reading. Over the past 2 years, I have championed my Read to Succeed campaign to ensure every year 5 and 6 pupil in the constituency received a new book to read in the summer …

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Summer born children starting school – a reply from the minister

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Earlier this year I wrote in support of a Chatteris mum in her bid to change Cambridgeshire County Council’s school admissions policy, so that summer born children could attend school the following year to better reflect their growth and in line with recent educational research. My constituent had contacted me to raise this issue of …

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Fairer school funding boost for Cambridgeshire Schools – Have your say!

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The Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan MP has announced historic reforms in Parliament this week that will bring an end to the unfairness in the school funding system which has impacted our local schools in Cambridgeshire in particular. Cambridgeshire MPs have worked together with head teachers, governors and parents to lobby Ministers repeatedly …

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You’ve seen the film, now you can read the book


Schools Minister, Nick Gibb MP has teamed up with Penguin publishers to offer all schools the chance to purchase 30 copies of each one of their 100 titles in the popular Black Classics collection for £3,000 (£1 per book!). Although aimed towards the younger years in secondary education, all schools and sixth forms can apply, …

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MP backs headteacher over Littleport road safety fears

Cllr Daniel Divine (UKIP), Connie Anker (Steve Barclay office), Lindsay Winters (site manager) and John Cattermole (Head Teacher)

Littleport Community Primary School Head teacher, John Cattermole, has spoken of his fears over children’s safety from hundreds of cars linked to a major new housing scheme, and I support him. The 250 house scheme has a single access road situated directly opposite to the Littleport primary school, funnelling hundreds of cars into an already …

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