Students impress Education Secretary

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THE Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove and MP Amber Rudd were impressed by the Hastings Academy students, when they paid a visit last Friday (December 7).

THE Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove and MP Amber Rudd were impressed by the Hastings Academy students, when they paid a visit last Friday (December 7).

Mr Gove said: “It was a pleasure visiting Hastings Academy to hear about the tremendous progress they have made. During my visit, the hard work and passion of the staff and pupils was clear.

“I was particularly impressed with the excellent presentation from the senior students on their extra-curricular activities and how they support each other to do their best.” The Hastings MP added: “It was wonderful to hear from the students about their achievements and their enthusiasm for the School.

The Secretary of State and I were particularly pleased to hear about the value of the additional support provided through the pupil premium and how this is targeted to help individual pupils reach their goals.”