Help­ing to make a dif­fer­ence at school

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TOP MARKS: Che­sham and Amer­sham MP Ch­eryl Gil­lan went back to school at The Bea­con AN MP went back to school for a na­tional Day of Ac­tion to help get mil­lions of chil­dren into school.

Che­sham and Amer­sham MP, Ch­eryl Gil­lan, went to The Bea­con, Amer­sham Road in Amer­sham on Fri­day, June 26 as part of the Send My Friend to School cam­paign.

Head of re­li­gious stud­ies at The Bea­con, Ara­bella Nor­ton, said: “Year seven boys have been learn­ing about the bar­ri­ers to ed­u­ca­tion for mil­lions of chil­dren in the de­vel­op­ing world. It’s been fan­tas­tic to see how much they’ve en­joyed step­ping into the shoes of world lead­ers and try­ing to make a dif­fer­ence for chil­dren that don’t have the op­por­tu­ni­ties they have.”

The pupils wrote letters to tell politi­cians what needs to be done to get ed­u­ca­tion for ev­ery child, which they gave to Mrs Gil­lan.

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