Saturday, 04 July 2020
HENLEY MP John Howell visited Shiplake College.
He met headmaster Gregg Davies and heaed about the independent school’s plans for a new multi-activity centre and boathouse and a new sixth form centre and its need for better playing fields.
Mr Davies also told him how the college had supplied a maths teacher to a state secondary school for one day a week this year and how next year it will be supporting another secondary school and a primary school with PE teachers.
Andy Dix, assistant head, community outreach, spoke about the school’s economic impact on the community and the variety of fund-raising projects it undertakes for charities.
Mr Howell also met seven pupils, who asked him about his work as an MP.
He said: “I was impressed by what they are doing and congratulate all involved. I wish them every success going forward.”
Mr Davies said: “We are very grateful to John for giving up his valuable time to visit us.”
Pictured, left to right, are Rosie Burling, Alex Bartlett (back row), Blake Butler-Creagh, John Howell, Jamie Gibbs, Thomas Houghton, Harry Clark and Oscar Rait
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