The South Staffordshire MP and former Schooling Secretary mentioned the area’s faculties had made “nice progress” lately when it comes to new buildings and services.
However he mentioned extra funding was required to make sure children had “wonderful environments to study in for years to come back”.
Sir Gavin mentioned: “We have now made some nice progress in bettering faculty services lately, significantly domestically with the work achieved to Wombourne Excessive Faculty, however we have to go additional.
“Extra long-term funding is required to boost the standard of our faculty buildings throughout the board and guarantee youngsters have wonderful environments to study in for years to come back.
“I hope the Authorities takes my feedback on board and continues to offer the funding South Staffordshire and the entire of the West Midlands with the funding they deserve.”
Sir Gavin introduced a multi-billion pound faculties funding programme in early 2021 when he was Schooling Secretary.
The flagship coverage put aside money for 50 faculties to be rebuilt throughout the nation, together with St Peter’s in Wolverhampton and Wombourne Excessive Faculty. He additionally lined up a complete of 21 new faculties in areas together with Wolverhampton and Rugeley.
In December the Authorities introduced that 29 faculty buildings throughout the West Midlands will likely be upgraded beneath the Faculty Rebuilding Programme.
They embrace Beacon Hill Academy in Sedgley, Pheasey Park Farm Major Faculty, Fortis Academy in Nice Barr, Bloxwich Academy, Perryfields Academy in Oldbury, Ocker Hill Academy in Tipton and Pedmore Excessive Faculty in Stourbridge.
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