News

Two-thirds of heads warn schools face cuts despite ‘record’ funding

Two-thirds of primary school leaders say sharp cutbacks could be needed to balance their books in two years’ time,...

Tom Belger
News

Leading academy CEOs demand £5.8bn catch-up cash for poorer pupils

A group of leading academy trust bosses have set out proposals for a £5.8 billion Covid recovery plan, as...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Budget 2021 a ‘missed opportunity’ with no extra funding for schools

This year’s budget has been described as a “missed opportunity” for education after it failed to provide additional cash...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
News, Politics

Budget 2020: What do schools need to know?

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has delivered his budget address in Parliament. Here are the announcements relevant to schools.  ...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

“Little extras”: A failure of presentation, not policy

Philip Hammond could have scored a win today by announcing new capital funding for schools – but he packaged...

Expert Contributor
JONATHAN SIMONS
Opinion

Governors are the unsung heroes of the school system

Unpaid volunteers, school governors are now often giving up as many 20 full days a year to make sure...

Emma Knights
EMMA KNIGHTS
News

Nine in 10 heads are headed for an ‘unmanageable’ budget deficit

More than 90 per cent of headteachers expect their schools to rack up an unmanageable budget deficit in the...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson