I was delighted to accept an invitation to visit Hartlepool Sixth Form to meet with the new Principle Jane Reed, Alex Edwards, Tutor in Politics and History and a group of Politics students.
I was lucky enough to be given a tour of the fabulous facilities the Sixth Form has to offer, and Principle Reed shared with me her vision for the Sixth Form, as it forges ahead with specialisms in science, technology and maths. The Sixth Form has a clear career-based curriculum, and so it was good to discuss how I can help to create the investment needed to support our young people into their chosen career paths.
It was so good to connect with students of all political persuasions while at Hartlepool Sixth Form, and encourage them to stay passionate about politics and current affairs. I was enthused by their broad thinking when it comes to their own futures, and impressed by the diverse career paths some students had already decided on. It is imperative that we encourage the young people in our Town to strive to fulfil their passions when it comes to learning and careers, whatever their chosen field may be. I plan to keep in touch with the students from Hartlepool Sixth Form and I look forward to welcoming some of them to Westminster in the near future.
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