Sixth form college leaders discuss plans at Westminster

Havant MP Alan Mak led a delegation of local sixth form college leaders to meet the Skills & Education Minister Nick Boles at Westminster
Havant MP Alan Mak led a delegation of local sixth form college leaders to meet the Skills & Education Minister Nick Boles at Westminster
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Havant MP Alan Mak led a delegation of local sixth form college leaders to discuss their future plans in Westminster.

The meeting with the skills and education minister Nick Boles took place a week after the spending review committed to protecting sixth form funding.

Havant MP Alan Mak led a delegation of local sixth form college leaders to meet the Skills & Education Minister Nick Boles in Westminster

Havant MP Alan Mak led a delegation of local sixth form college leaders to meet the Skills & Education Minister Nick Boles in Westminster

Mike Gaston, principal of South Downs College, John McDougall, chief executive of Havant College and Rob Smith, deputy head of sixth form at Oaklands Catholic School, joined Mr Mak for the meeting.

Mr Smith said: ‘Oaklands has a strong academic track record and a successful sixth form.

‘Our priority is maintaining our success. We’re delighted that Alan is championing our success in Westminster, including arranging the ministerial meeting.’

The Havant area is undergoing a review by Westminster is to assess local skills and education needs, and make recommendations about the role of local further education institutions.

Mr Mak added: ‘Our meeting focused on how we now move forward and make the most of the sector’s protected funding and growth opportunities.’