All Party Parliamentary Group on Nursery Schools and Nursery Classes


The next APPG meeting on Nursery Schools and Nursery Classes has been booked for Tuesday 17th May at Westminster! We received the following invitation from the secretariat:

Dear Colleagues and friends,

There has been an enormous flurry of interest and correspondence since the last APPG. We are hoping that the news generated around all schools becoming academies is helping to keep the nursery school academies debate alive.

We have now booked a huge venue
8 minutes from Westminster Palace for the next APPG meeting because we want to make sure that everyone can attend:

Central Hall Westminster | Storey's Gate | Westminster | London SW1H 9NH

The charge is really high so to justify having forked out for all that space we really do need to fill it! 
This time bring everyone that you can – Chairs of Governors, Parent Governors, senior staff, supportive colleagues, local MPs and the rest.

Please do
book in through Pen Green -- the hall has capacity for 1000 so there will be room for everyone, but we do need to know who is coming asap.

*The bigger the turnout the more seriously they will take us*

The APPG speakers will help us to make the argument for nursery schools being the first phase of the education system, and the ‘frontier of the welfare state’ fulfilling their role in the way that Margaret McMillan described it and driving forward training and support for the sector.

Please do book in - and do come. Make sure everyone in your region knows it is happening!

Best wishes,
Margy Whalley, Director - Pen Green
Barbara Riddell, Education - Consultant Pen Green
Beatrice Merrick, Chief Executive - Early Education


You can download and view the original invitation below, as well as a summary of the last meeting which took place on the 3rd March:

Invite to next APPG - 17.5.16 Invite to next APPG - 17.5.16 (298 KB)

Summary of last APPG - 3.3.16 Summary of last APPG - 3.3.16 (1450 KB)

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