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School funding: What you need to know about how we’re making it fairer for all

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This year schools across England will get a total of £39 billion in core funding to spend on children’s education – this is known as revenue funding. This includes what they spend on paying teachers, leaders and staff, teaching resources …

Ensuring that children progress in school

Teacher and class

In response to calls for SATs to be discontinued, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds wrote an op-ed for the Sunday Telegraph on 21 April, setting out the importance of primary school assessments to ensure that children are developing and progressing in education.