The MP for Waveney, Peter Aldous, has expressed his disappointment today that the Government approved the Seckford Foundation’s application to open a Free School in Beccles. He said:
“I am disappointed with the Government’s decision to go ahead with the free school in Beccles. Investing in education in Waveney is essential in order to raise the standards of teaching and to help our young people reach their aspirations in life. After talking to many local people I came to the conclusion that a free school in the area was not needed and could potentially have a negative impact.
"I will now be working with all schools and colleges in the area to help ensure the outcome is the one we all want – better education for local pupils.”
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