Weston's MP celebrated the end of a long campaign last week as the Chancellor, George Osborne, announced in his Autumn Statement that the Government will introduce a proper National Funding Formula for schools for the first time ever.
Fairer funding for local schools
In the past, North Somerset schools have had one of the worst Government funding deals in the country. In 2009 we got £138 less education cash per pupil than Bath, £625 less than Bristol, and a whopping £2,628 less than Tower Hamlets in London.
John Penrose congratulates Weston College's staff and students on the fantastic news that the College has earned University Centre status.
Bristol Post: Weston-super-Mare step closer to becoming university town as college given University Centre status
John Penrose has welcomed the news that Weston College has been granted University Centre status, bringing Weston-super-Mare one step closer to becoming a university town.
The Weston Mercury report on the news that John Penrose has visited a local preschool in order to speak with staff about their plans to open another site so that they can increase the number of students they are able to teach during the week.
Cheddar Valley Gazette to John: "How do you think your party meets the needs and challenges of today’s young people?"
The Cheddar Valley Gazette has been in touch once again, this time to ask John's views on education and the challenges of young people. John speaks about how important it is to ensure we get education right so that young people growing up can make the best choices and grasp the best prospects throughout their lives.
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