Tag: school finances

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Schools are not using money raised from selling playing fields into new sports facilities despite promises to the contrary, a Schools Week investigation has revealed. Schools and councils...
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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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Twenty-three academy trusts breached funding rules last year when they made payments of more than £4 million to companies related to members of their staff or trustees. For...
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Growing numbers of academy leaders, many of them responsible for only a handful of schools, now earn more than £200,000 a year. In one case a headteacher at...
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The schools minister Nick Gibb has said he is “comfortable” with the way schools are dealing with rising cost pressures. It comes despite headteachers recently revealing how they...
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An academy trust chief executive who resigned after a misconduct investigation received a payout of of more than £85,000. Denise Shepherd was suspended as chief executive of the...
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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...