Cambridgeshire MP Supports Summer Born Children

SB - Steve Barclay

Steve Barclay MP

There are a number of councils (and schools) in England that are stubbornly refusing to implement the Schools Minister’s call for action in September 2015, to allow summer born children to enter Reception class at CSAge if this is their parents’ wish.

They say they will only change their policies if the law is changed.

Cambridge is one such area, and fortunately, MPs like Steve Barclay (MP for North East Cambridgeshire, who was actually in the Chamber when Minister Nick Gibb communicated his summer born intentions), are willing to help parents in the Summer Born Campaign group by putting pressure on the local powers that be: Cambs County Council should change its admission policy for summer born children (“I am supporting a Chatteris mum in her bid for a change in school admissions policy from Cambridgeshire County Council, so that it reflects the new thinking in the Department of Education on summer born children rather than being stuck in the past.“).

 

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One Response to Cambridgeshire MP Supports Summer Born Children

  1. HappyGrecian says:

    That’s great, but perhaps he could also press Nick Gibb to press on and actually turn it into statute before the next round of Reception applications…

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