Posts in the category of: Families and children

Parkfield Community School design Hodge Hill Flag for Parliament Exhibition – 6 March 2015

by Liam Byrne | 06.03.15

  Dear friends,   Early last year Parkfield Community School won my first ever Hodge Hill School award for their amazing work helping redesign the nearby old tyre park into an innovative new fitness area. As the winners, I nominated Parkfield Community School to work with Parliament to design a flag that represents the constituency […]

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What’s on in Hodge Hill from Active Parks – 4 March 2015

by Liam Byrne | 04.03.15

  Dear friends,   I wanted to let you know about some great new activities that are available in Hodge Hill thanks to the Council’s Active Parks:    

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Progress at last – Letter from Nicky Morgan MP – Secretary of State for Education – on Parent Governors at Park View – 23 February 2015

by Liam Byrne | 25.02.15

  Dear friends,   I wanted to share with you the letter I have received from Nicky Morgan MP, Secretary of State for Education, earlier this week.   You read the letter below (click on the letter for larger image).   I am glad to read that we have progress at last and that the Government […]

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Birmingham Schools debated in House of Commons – January 29th 2015

by Liam Byrne | 29.01.15

  Dear Friends The House of Commons heard an update from the Secretary of State for Education on progress in implementing the recommendations contained in Peter Clarke’s report on Birmingham schools. I was present to represent the parents and schools of Hodge Hill. You can see my words below.   “I welcome the Secretary of State’s […]

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Golden Hillock School to join the Ark network in September 2015

by Liam Byrne | 29.01.15

  Dear Friends,   More developments on our local schools this week. The Trustees of Birmingham’s Park View Educational Trust (PVET) have announced their decision that Golden Hillock School joins the Ark network in September 2015.   As an Ark school, Golden Hillock will remain non-selective, non-denominational and mixed.  Current pupils and staff will automatically […]

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My meeting with Waheed Saleem, the Chair of Park View School – Friday 23 January 2015

by Liam Byrne | 27.01.15

  Dear friends,   Today I met with Waheed Saleem, the Chair of Park View School with Cllr Ansar Ali Khan on Friday and I was pleased to hear the considerable progress that has been made in both Nansen and Park View Schools.   I am pleased that both Waheed and Adrian Packer the Executive Principal […]

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Byrne gets #shapeyourfuture on the road – 19 January 2015

by Liam Byrne | 19.01.15

Byrne gets #shapeyourfuture on the road   Liam Byrne takes Labour’s #shapeyourfuture consultation down Billy Bragg’s ‘highway of dreams’ through estuary Essex to the sea.   This week Liam Byrne, Labour’s shadow Universities and Skills minister, will visit seven Further Education colleges in six constituencies across three days taking the A13 from West Ham to […]

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Statement on Ofsted letters to Saltley School and Nansen Primary School – 19 December 2014

by Liam Byrne | 19.12.14

  Dear friends,   In late November Ofsted sent inspectors into Saltley School and Nansen Primary School. They have released the findings of their inspections today which can be found here and here.   My statement is below:   “This is great news for Saltley School and Nansen Primary School. Both schools are making progress […]

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Response from Park View Educational Trust Trustees – 3 December

by Liam Byrne | 03.12.14

  Dear friends,   I continue to work with the trustees at Park View Educational Trust as well as representatives of the DfE in order to ensure that Parents can be involved in the school and that we have the best education possible for our young people.   You may remember that I published a […]

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Open letter to Park View parents – 10 November 2014

by Liam Byrne | 10.11.14

  Dear friends,   Following my meeting with DfE officials and the trustees for Park View Educational Trust I have written to those attending the meeting. You can read a copy of my letter below:   With all best wishes   Liam  

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