Tag: school financing

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A Kent headteacher has told parents they will need to pay for their child to be part of the school’s sports team due to budget cuts. Lee Hunter,...
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Some schools are generating tens of thousands of pounds a year by renting out wedding spaces, hiring out food vans and opening shops. In an effort to make...
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Headteachers and leaders of academy trusts should be paid well, says Anita Kerwin-Nye. Just don’t justify their high salaries with the language of the corporate boardroom I have...
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Reduced budgets have already had devastating consequences in East Sussex, says Liam Collins. “If there are more things that we can do to save, then it is the...
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Donations from wealthy sponsors are helping academy trusts to safeguard school trips, breakfast clubs and sports competitions as other schools are forced to axe provision as the funding...
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Two academy trusts set up by for-profit providers that have made millions running schools across the globe have ended their sponsorship of English academies. The Erudition Schools Trust...
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More than 100 schools are now rebrokered every year as the booming academy transfer market pushes costs to a potential £30 million. Figures obtained by Schools Week have...
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The Department for Education’s top civil servant has admitted that better communication could have solved an administrative error that led to it being the only department hauled in...
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A school has told staff to “switch off non-essential” lights – even when pupils are in school – to save money. A primary school in the north of...
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Auditors are increasingly raising the alarm about academy trusts at risk of running out of money, with chains raiding reserves and eyeing expansion to pay off deficits. A...
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Plans for the first “strike” of school governors have prompted a warning about the morale of volunteers who are being forced to make school staff redundant as budgets...