House of Commons
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EDM #959
Tabled 04 November 2010
2010-12 Session
That this House rejects the comments made by the Secretary of State for Education in the Guardian on Friday 1 October 2010, regarding educationin Consett, North West Durham, which implied that children in the area are not currently being academically stretched in school; congratulates Consett Community Sports College and Moorside Community Technology College for its excellent exam results and academic performance; notes that in 2010, 63 per cent. of year 11 leavers at Moorside Community College and 57 per Consett Community Sports Collegegained five or more GCSE grades of A*-C including English and mathematics; further congratulates the head teachers, staff and children in Consett for all their hard work and success and wishes them well in the future; and calls on the Coalition Government to release the funding for the much-wanted and prepared-for academy school for the area, putting an end to the anxious wait of all concerned.