Monday 24th April 2017

Local MP Mention

On Wednesday 9 July Stephen Twigg MP made a speech in Parliament about education, youth unemployment and careers advice. During this he said:

"We need to achieve a cultural change involving independent advice and guidance in schools. The shadow Secretary of State spoke about that, and we must get it right. Some schools do get it right, and we should praise them. In the Budget debate, I spoke about Cardinal Heenan school in my constituency, which has done some fantastic work."

Cardinal Heenan is proud to offer our students a wide range of opportunities to visit local employers, take part in industry days and workshops at local universities in order to help them decide their future career or study path. In fact Ofsted noted in their last visit that: "The quality of care, guidance and support for students is of high quality."

In February, for example, all of our Year 8s had the opportunity to spend a day at the University of Liverpool while a group of Year 11 students were invited to visit the site of the new £250 million Alder Hey Children's Hospital during Apprenticeship Week (3 - 7 March 2014).

Stephen Twigg represents Liverpool West Derby and had formerly held the position of Shadow Secretary of State for Education; he is now Shadow Minister for Political and Constitutional Reform.

Read his full speech here.

Bible Quote

“Everything that breathes, praise the Lord!”
Psalm 150:6

Word of the Week

Deficiency (noun)

Subject which uses this term: Biology

Meaning: A lack or shortage of something.

For example: "The blood test revealed she had a deficiency in vitamin C."

Thought for the Week

Joy

"Don't be afraid! I am here with good news for you, which will bring great joy to all the people."

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