Education

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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John Baron MP joins ‘No Free Lunch’ campaign

November 8, 2012
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John Baron MP joins ‘No Free Lunch’ campaign

MP speaks out against unfairness  Yesterday in the Houses of Parliament, John Baron MP attended an event at the request of South Essex College. The event, entitled ‘No Free Lunch’, highlighted the anomaly that 16-18 year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds are eligible for free school meals if they are studying in a school sixth form,...
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John Baron MP attends Basildon Education Summit

October 8, 2012
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John Baron MP attends Basildon Education Summit

MP sits on Q&A panel and supports need for change Today at the Holiday Inn, Basildon, there was an Education Summit which looked at how to improve the quality of education across the town.   The event particularly looked at the quality across primary schools.  Headteachers, teachers and governors from across the town were present,...
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John Baron MP presents awards at BPW Billericay ceremony

September 21, 2012
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MP praises BPW Billericay and Students Last night John Baron MP handed out awards to students during the presentation ceremony of the Business and Professional Women (BPW), Billericay. The ceremony took place at Billericay School. The awards are given each year from a trust set up in the name of Molly Perry to girls...
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John Baron MP visits The Phoenix Primary School’s free IT workshops

July 30, 2012
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John Baron MP visits The Phoenix Primary School’s free IT workshops

MP congratulates Ford’s technical staff school John Baron MP recently visited The Phoenix Primary School (Leinster Road, Laindon) and met Ford employees from the Dunton Technical Centre, who are running free workshops to help local parents become more computer literate. Working in partnership with Basildon Education Services Trust (BEST) and Phoenix School, the informal...
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John Baron MP supports vInspired cashpoint

May 17, 2012
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MP encourages young people to get involved   John Baron MP is supporting the vInspired cashpoint scheme which opened on 16th April and offers grants of up to £500 to 14-25 years olds to help change their community for the better. The scheme has been running for the past five years and has been...
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John Baron MP visits Quilters Junior School Billericay

May 2, 2012
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John Baron MP visits Quilters Junior School Billericay

MP: great enthusiasm for ‘chocolate debate’  On Friday, John Baron MP visited Quilters Junior School, Laindon Road, Billericay at the invitation of Headteacher, Michael Wade. John discussed his role as an MP with 20 members of the School Council and then attended the whole school assembly where he held his popular ‘chocolate debate’ as...
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John Baron MP visits Janet Duke Primary School

April 20, 2012
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John Baron MP visits Janet Duke Primary School

MP tours school and sees new walkway and pupils John Baron MP today visited Janet Duke Primary School, Markhams Chase, Basildon.  He met Mrs Harriet Phelps-Knights and was shown around the school and talked with children and teachers. John also invited the school to join him at the Fun Walk this year to...
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John Baron MP: Fun Walk subsidises Billericay School students’ visit to Auschwitz

March 2, 2012
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MP supports Holocaust Educational Trust project The Fun Walk Committee is helping to subsidise two students from Billericay 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 , and...
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