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Westminster to Wycombe: bringing Parliament to local pupils

NB. This post was written by my researchers Tim Hewish and Gareth Crimp We were thrilled to initiate, design and help create Westminster to Wycombe (W2W), a Parliamentary-style schools debate for local sixth form students. What started as an idea last summer grew into a successful February event for the pupils and schools that participated. W2W was kindly hosted by Highcrest Academy and coordinated under the leadership of Emma Bowden. Highcrest’s tremendous effort ensured that their hall was transformed into […]

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John Hampden Grammar School receives lottery funding

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John Hampden Grammar School has been awarded a grant of £44,800 by the Heritage Lottery Fund for a student-led project on the history of the school and its role in providing education in High Wycombe since 1893. My researcher, Tim Hewish, is a former pupil of the school and is especially looking forward to seeing the final result. In the Palace of Westminster, on the right as you enter Central Lobby from Westminster Hall, there is a statue of John Hampden […]

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A Question Time panel at the John Hampden Grammar School

On Friday March 16 2012, a Question Time panel was hosted by Steven Sackur at the John Hampden Grammar School with the Bishop of Buckingham, Nigel Farage, Lord Alf Dubbs, the Independent’s Mary Dejevsky and me. Bucks New University students filmed the event and the video is now available here: My answers are at these times (I was not asked to reply on HS2 or military intervention): The EU – 7:25 University tuition fees – 11:30 Gay marriage – (The […]

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