Village schools ‘crucial’ says Ryedale MP Anne McIntosh

Anne McIntosh, MP for Thirsk, Malton and Filey

Anne McIntosh, MP for Thirsk, Malton and Filey

First published in News

RYEDALE area MP Anne McIntosh said village schools are vital to rural life after visiting a remote school at Rosedale Abbey.

The high-flying school, which has been praised by Ofsted, has benefited from sparsity funding from the Government and North Yorkshire Council.

Miss McIntosh, MP for Thirsk and Malton, said: “That recognises its unique location, rurality and sparsity factors. It has dedicated teachers led by an outstanding head and other staff, who ensure children of the area get a great start in life and bring real joy to their parents and the com-munity, and rewarding their teachers for their dedication and commitment.

“Rosedale Abbey School is a centre of excellence, working in federation with Nawton Primary School.”

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