Education

John Baron MP: Fun Walk Trust subsidises students’ visit to Auschwitz

December 20, 2013
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MP supports Holocaust Educational Trust project The Fun Walk Trust is helping to subsidise two students from each local secondary school to visit Auschwitz in Poland. The visit is part of a wider project to educate students about both the Holocaust and its contemporary lessons. The project is organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust...
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John Baron MP addresses 6th Form Students at Mayflower High School, Billericay

December 6, 2013
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John Baron MP addresses 6th Form Students at Mayflower High School, Billericay

MP talks about the aim of Parliament Week John Baron MP today addressed sixth form students at Mayflower High School, Stock Road, Billericay. John talked to around 300 students about various topics including, University Fees, Our membership of the EU, the economy and renewable energy. This visit was part of Parliament week which aims...
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John Baron MP calls for community to support National Citizen Service Scheme

June 21, 2013
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John Baron MP calls for community to support National Citizen Service Scheme

MP writes to local schools to encourage participation and offers financial help from the Fun Walk Trust   John Baron MP has today written to local schools regarding the government’s National Citizen Service programme. NCS is a government funded scheme for 15-17 year olds, which sees young people make the most of their summer...
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John Baron MP welcomes funding for First World War Commutation

June 3, 2013
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MP supports Heritage Lottery Fund community initiative From the beginning of June, the Heritage Lottery Fund is launching a £6m small grants programme to assist communities across the UK in their efforts to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914. Grants between £3,000 and £10,000 will be...
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John Baron MP calls on local schools to take part in My Money Week

May 24, 2013
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MP says young people should learn financial skills  John Baron, MP for Basildon and Billericay, has called on local schools to take part in My Money Week (3 to 9 June), giving pupils the chance to learn more about money and personal finance.  Every primary and secondary school in Basildon and Billericay is being...
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John Baron MP welcomes Mayflower High School to the Houses of Parliament

May 17, 2013
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John Baron MP welcomes Mayflower High School to the Houses of Parliament

MP discusses political life and takes questions   This week in Parliament, John Baron MP met with students from Mayflower High School, Billericay. The students had been on a tour of Parliament prior to meeting John, which involved them viewing the House of Commons, House of Lords and the Royal Apartments. John was invited...
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John Baron MP presses Education Secretary over creative subjects

February 7, 2013
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MP stresses importance of our creative industries   Today in the House of Commons the Secretary of State for Education, Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, gave a Statement about the curriculum, exams and accountability reform. John Baron MP took the opportunity to continue pressing the Secretary of State about the importance of creative subjects...
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John Baron MP welcomes St Peter’s Catholic Primary School to The Houses of Parliament

February 4, 2013
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John Baron MP welcomes St Peter’s Catholic Primary School to The Houses of Parliament

MP takes questions from Key Stage 2 school students.   Recently in Parliament, John Baron MP met with students from St Peter’s Catholic Primary School, Billericay. The students had been on a specially designed tour by the Parliamentary Education Service which was followed by a workshop. This workshop gave students the chance to further...
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John Baron MP welcomes plans for a new Traineeship programme

January 31, 2013
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MP supports new programme for young people.   John Baron MP, has welcomed plans to set up a new Traineeship programme for young people. This new programme, announced by Matthew Hancock MP, Skills Minister, will support young people aged 16-25 years giving them the support, confidence, skills and experience to compete in the labour...
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John Baron MP addresses Billericay School 6th Form

January 11, 2013
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John Baron MP addresses Billericay School 6th Form

MP: Fun Walk helps to sponsor Auschwitz visit Today John Baron MP addressed 6th Form students at the Billericay School, Laindon Road, Billericay.  Most of the session was in the form of questions and answers. John also met with Mrs Sue Hammond   and Lucy Franks – one of two students from the school...
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