Highclare Sixth Form welcome MP to their new common room

Highclare Sixth Formers are celebrating the opening of their newly refurbished Common Room where Jack Dromey, MP for Erdington came along to their Erdington site to perform an official opening.  Mr Dromey was able to relax with students and sample the advantages of Sixth Form life at Highclare where the addition of a wide screen TV, café style eating area, up to the minute kitchen facilities and permanent wifi is great news for all.  
“The common room has undergone a complete transformation and has been turned into a space that exceeds university accommodation!” said Head Prefect, Sophie-Jayne Bridgens.  Mr Dromey spoke to her at length about the highlights of Sixth Form life at Highclare as well as the future aspirations of both herself and colleagues who will moving on to university in the Autumn or furthering entrepreneurial  pursuits.
The common room now also has relaxing corner sofas allowing students to socialise and read newspapers.  The dedicated wifi allows students to make use of their iPads which are provided to each student on entry to the Sixth Form to aid independent study.  
Mr Dromey told students a little about his life as an MP and shared his knowledge of the architecture at Westminster comparing it to some of the famous land marks in Birmingham.   He also chatted to students about their ambitions for the future, possible careers in industry and went on to engage them in conversations about the type of country they felt would be the ‘Britain’ they would want to live in.   Ahead of the forthcoming general election he was keen to gauge the feelings of possible new voters and Highclare students were keen to help