My Pledge In 2017:
- Fairer funding for schools
- More teachers, classrooms and nurseries as our towns and villages grows
- A greater choice of education that best suits a childs needs
What I Have Delivered So Far:
- Lobbied the schools minister Nick Gibb along with members from the Devon Association of Primary Headteachers and Devon Association of Secondary Heads.
- Two new primary schools in Kingsteignton and Newton Abbot
- A commitment has been given by the Secretary of State to fairly fund our schools including Devon with a formula review by 2020
- The new University Technical College in Newton Abbot opened in September 2015
- New school space and classrooms have been built at Bradley Barton School in Newton Abbot
- Two new school sites have been approved for Kingsteignton
- Discussion is underway to expand school places in the Dawlish catchment area
- Coombeshead Academy has opened a new sixth form block and has received Government money to help make this and other projects within the school happen.
- Haytor Primary School has also successfully had an extension added increasing their capacity.