Dan always enjoys meeting with Suffolk’s teachers, governors and young people. Last week, he visited Sir Robert Hitcham Primary School in Framlingham, where he met with Head Teacher Helen Picton and Chair of Governors Reverend Graham Owen, who together showed him around the school.
Dan spoke to a number of staff members and students during his tour of the school, before stopping to watch some of the reception pupils who were performing in the afternoon assembly. He also discussed the challenges facing the school with Head Teacher Helen Picton, and how any future local housing development is likely to affect school pupil admission numbers. The school was given a glowing Ofsted report in its most recent inspection, and has gone from strength to strength under Head Teacher Helen Picton’s leadership. The pupils were a real credit to their teachers, and Dan very much looks forward to visiting Sir Robert Hitcham Primary School as part of their Diamond Jubilee celebrations in the summer.
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Written Answers — Department for Education: Pupils: Per Capita Costs (18 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much funding per pupil has been allocated to schools in Suffolk in each year since 2009.
Homelessness among Refugees — [Sir Henry Bellingham in the Chair] (17 Jul 2018)
Daniel Poulter: I congratulate the hon. Lady on securing today’s debate. It must have struck all of us in the Chamber that any of the challenges she has outlined that refugees face in beginning to engage with life in the UK—whether it be opening a bank account, getting a national insurance number or accessing appropriate healthcare—would be difficult for a British citizen to do within a...