David Evennett, MP for Bexleyheath & Crayford and Parliamentary Private Secretary to The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education, was the guest speaker at Welling School’s Upper School Celebration of Achievement on Thursday evening (18 November).
After praising pupils for their outstanding successes and achievements, Mr Evennett talked about empowerment through education. He spoke about the opportunities ahead for current and former pupils, and that learning continued throughout life. He also encouraged them to reach for the stars to achieve their ambitions and urged them to get involved in their community, college, and workplace to ensure that they maximise their potential in their journey through life.
Mr Evennett congratulated the Head Teacher, Mrs Diane Khanna, and staff for transforming the ethos, quality and standard of education at Welling School; wishing all involved in the school continued success and a great and exciting future.
After the formal proceedings Mr Evennett joined parents, pupils and staff for refreshments in the Arts Centre.