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Education unions have revised upwards their predictions for the number of schools facing funding cuts to almost 18,000. The coalition of organisations behind the popular School Cuts website...
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The government has rescued the National Funding Formula by the skin of its teeth. The Education Policy Institute was clear that Justine Greening would need to give clarity...
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The Education Policy Institute (EPI) has today published the first comprehensive review of the consequences of the government’s national funding formula. The report reveals difficult truths for ministers,...
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Key architects of the government’s new national funding formula have suggested the pupil premium could be rolled into core school funding before protection for it runs out in...
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Justine Greening has been warned that tinkering with the proposed national funding formula to appease senior politicians pressing for a more radical plan could cause it all to...
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More than 10,700 schools are set to get extra cash under the government’s new fairer funding formula, while 9,128 will be funded at a lower level. The Department...
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The documents for the second stage of the government’s consultation on its proposed national funding formula have been published, and give a breakdown of indicative gains and losses for...
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Schools in inner London and urban areas are most likely to lose out in the government’s funding shake-up. The Department for Education has published the second consultation on...
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The government has today published further details about its new national funding formula. Schools Week has taken a closer look at each of the new funding blocks. The...
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Academies can expect auditors to look “increasingly closely” at dwindling levels of cash reserves with experts warning the new national funding formula will not be a “miracle cure”...
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A new interactive website which purports to calculate the cuts faced by every school in England has been launched – with some parts of the country predicted to lose...
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School budgets at “breaking point” are forcing headteachers to take “drastic measures”, a union leader has warned. Heads of primary and secondary schools across West Sussex sent a...
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After a leaked report revealed the DfE knew small schools needed extra funds to provide free meals – yet still ended their subsidy – Barbara Taylor issues a...
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School funding experts have broadly welcomed government proposals to overhaul early years funding and invest an extra £1 billion so providers can deliver the Conservative party’s manifesto pledge...
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The implementation of the new national funding formula has been pushed back to 2018-19, Justine Greening has announced. The new education secretary has confirmed today that the government...
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Schools face making more redundancies and multi-academy trusts will be hampered from taking over struggling schools, education leaders have told Schools Week, as the implications of the government’s...
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The government has confirmed today it is still aiming to fund schools under a new national funding formula from 2017, indicating for the first time the new education...
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The new education secretary Justine Greening appears to have committed to introducing a new national fair funding formula today, although refused to pledge more cash for schools. Responding to concerns...
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A new education secretary, Justine Greening, has been appointed. So, what now? Natalie Perera describes what awaits at the department for education. History suggests that a new Education...
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The government has admitted it is not yet in a position to release details of its first consultation on the national fair funding formula – fuelling more concerns...
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School headteachers and business managers have joined forces to express their fears and aspirations about plans for a new national funding formula. The government is currently consulting on...
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Few would argue with the merits of a national funding formula and a fairer distribution of the current quantum. There have been historic winners and losers in school...
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Schools stuck with hefty private finance initiative contracts will be given extra funding under the new national formula after Nicky Morgan (pictured below) admitted her team of lawyers...
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The publication of the national funding formula consultation yesterday has fired the starting pistol on the race to create a funding framework that is fit for purpose. There...
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Southend High School for Boys is one of many schools that gets a “raw deal” under the current funding methodology. We welcome the long-awaited consultation. The Department for...
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School funding will be delivered via a national funding formula from 2017, the terms of which will be established during a series of consultations launched by the education...
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Pledges to create a new England-wide fair funding formula could be derailed unless ministers find a way to fund schools’ PFI agreements. Many schools currently receive funding towards...
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Speculation that the release of proposals for a national funding formula could be postponed until after May’s London mayoral elections has been dismissed as “irresponsible” by the government,...
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Academies will lose tens of thousands of pounds and support services in council-maintained schools will dwindle as the government cuts almost 75 per cent of the education services...
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The implementation of a national funding formula for schools could create “significant numbers” of winners and losers or lead to large cuts for inner-London schools, the Institute for Fiscal...
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The government wants to go “further” than existing £390m annual “fairer funding” grants for schools following the spending review, Sam Gyimah has confirmed. The children’s minister told a Westminster Hall...
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The government is facing pressure to introduce a “national funding formula” after 111 MPs wrote to David Cameron in protest over discrepancies between areas. The letter to the...
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We may know who will govern the country for the next five years, but the detail of education funding under a Conservative administration remains opaque David Cameron has...
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The way in which the Dedicated Schools Grant, one of the main components of school funding, is calculated is changing. The Department for Education says that, for the...