Category Archives: Education

LIB DEM PUPIL PREMIUM PROVIDES A BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOST

As the new school year begins, pupils in Wokingham Borough will benefit from more than £2 million extra on top of schools budgets, thanks to the Liberal Democrat pupil premium. Cllr Beth Rowland (South Lake ward) said: “The pupil premium helps provide extra support for the children who need it most, and helping the most […]

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Boost for school sports in Wokingham Borough

The Coalition Government has announced a £150 million boost for school sports nationally from September. Every state primary school in the Wokingham Borough will receive funding for sports in 2013/14 and 2014/15. The funding is the equivalent of around two days a week of a primary teacher’s time to provide more sport for their pupils. […]

Third u-turn in a month from Wokingham Conservatives – Lib Dem response to council announcement on Emmbrook School

In response to the announcement from Wokingham Borough Council that they are scrapping their plans to move Emmbrook School to the south of the borough, Prue Bray the Leader of the Lib Dem group on Wokingham Borough Council said: “Less than a month ago the Conservatives mothballed Wokingham Enterprises Ltd (WEL), the company they set […]

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