Defence Committee - Fourth Report
The Armed Forces Covenant in Action? Part 3: Educating the Children of Service Personnel

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 9 July 2013.


Terms of Reference

Conclusions and recommendations

1 Introduction

2 The provision of education for Service children

3 Continuity of education

4 Financial Support Schemes

5 Conclusion

Formal Minutes


List of printed written evidence

List of additional written evidence

List of unprinted evidence

List of Reports from the Committee in Sessions 2012-13 and 2013-14

Oral and written evidence

Wednesday 30 January 2013: Kim Richardson OBE, Chair of the Naval Families Federation, Catherine Spencer, Chief Executive, Army Families Federation, and Bill Mahon, Director, RAF Families Federation

Monday 4 March 2013: Amy Walker, Year 12, Rushane Carter, Year 12, Avash Sherchan, Year 11 boarder, Victoria Centeno, Year 11 boarder, Connor Malone and Dan Caterick, students at Wellington Academy, Tidworth; Annemarie Botha-Jones, Mrs Carol Morris, Mrs Kelly Lockhart and Mr Mark Lockhart, Service parents; Andy Schofield, Principal, Wellington Academy, Rakesh Patel, Assistant Head, Boarding, Wellington Academy, David Maxwell, Assistant Head, Head of Sixth Form, Wellington Academy, Kate Robinson, Head of Department, Wellington Academy, Julie Tremlin, Extended Services Co-ordinator, Karen Ward, Head Teacher, Clarendon Junior School, Tidworth, and Susan Raeburn, Head of Kiwi School, Bulford

Tuesday 16 April 2013: Gavin Barlow, Director, Service Personnel Policy, Ministry of Defence, Martin Bull, Assessment, Curriculum and General Qualifications, Department for Education, Olivia Denson, Children’s Education Advisory Service, Ministry of Defence, Kathryn Forsyth, Chief Executive, Service Children’s Education, Ministry of Defence, and Colonel Clive Knightley, Acting Director, Ministry of Defence Directorate Children and Young People

Tuesday 23 April 2013: Rt Hon Mark Francois MP, Minister of State for Defence, Personnel, Welfare and Veterans, Lieutenant General Berragan CB, Adjutant General and Martin Bull, Department for Education

Written evidence

Additional written evidence (unprinted)

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