Category Archives: Education

Newcastle North MP takes St George’s concerns to the top

Catherine McKinnell visits St George's RC Primary

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, is taking the concerns of St George’s RC Primary pupils to the Prime Minster after she visited them for the Send My Friend to School campaign’s national Day of Action last week. Pupils from the Lemington-based school invited Catherine to hear more about why they are backing the campaign, which Continue Reading...

Newcastle MP backs constituent’s Kenya education charity

Catherine McKinnell MP  Jennifer Wood (Hands up for Action)

Newcastle North MP Catherine McKinnell has joined forces with her Chapel Park constituent, Jennifer Wood, to support Hands Up For Action – the Kenya-based charity she founded three years ago. Jennifer, 26, has worked tirelessly to improve the educational prospects of children and adults in Kenya following her first visit to the country at the age of 18. After studying for a Continue Reading...

MP Catherine given guided tour of Kingston Park Primary exhibition

Catherine McKinnell at Kingston Park Primary

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, has been given a guided tour of Kingston Park Primary’s special End of Year Summer Exhibition by award-winning pupils at the school. The annual exhibition, which this year had the theme of ‘United Worlds’, displayed an impressive range of creative, literacy and numeracy work – with each school year focussing Continue Reading...

Catherine joins Lemington schoolchildren for WW1 cemetery visit

Catherine McKinnell - CWGC Lemington Cemetery visit

Newcastle North MP, Catherine McKinnell, was joined by pupils from Lemington Riverside and Waverley Primary Schools this morning (13th June) for a World War One-related visit to Lemington Cemetery on Union Hall Road. Organised by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the visit took place as part of the 100th anniversary commemorations of the First World Continue Reading...