Every child should be given the chance to realise their potential at school, regardless of their background. We are committed to supporting all disadvantaged pupils in England and have put in place support, such as the pupil premium, for schools …
This chart illustrates per pupil funding in real terms taking into account both funding through the National Funding Formula and other revenue streams. Every area, school and child is different so the way in which schools are funded can seem …
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 …
It makes sense for both parents, and the entire education sector, that the financial reporting and accountability measures of academies are extended to local authority maintained schools, ensuring consistency across our entire state funded education system.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the school funding protests led by Labour MP Jess Phillips and Save Our Schools, happening in London today, as well as the first meetings of the teacher mental health and wellbeing advisory …
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.
Today, Thursday 18 April, we made a joint announcement with the Ministry of Defence, calling on universities to do more to support armed forces children and ex-service people by signing up to the Armed Forces Covenant.
While we recognise that schools have faced budgeting challenges, this government has prioritised school funding, while taking difficult decisions in other areas of public spending – protecting the schools budget overall for 5 to 16 year olds in real terms since 2010.
Today’s Education in the Media blog looks at the Association of School and College Leaders conference, as well as several new reports from the union.
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