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More heads consider resigning over funding cuts

More experienced headteachers are ready to resign over budget cuts that would “decimate” their schools, it was claimed today....

John Dickens
John Dickens
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Wealthy academy sponsors safeguard school trips amid funding squeeze

Donations from wealthy sponsors are helping academy trusts to safeguard school trips, breakfast clubs and sports competitions as other...

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John Dickens
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NAO capital funding report: £6.7bn needed to rebuild crumbling schools, and 8 other key findings

The National Audit Office today published its report into capital funding for schools. We have the nine key findings....

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John Dickens
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Over a third of parents asked for school donations, survey finds

More than a third of parents have been asked to donate money to their child’s school, according to a...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
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Treasury claws back £384m academy conversion funding

More than £380 million of a £600 million pot for building capacity in the academies system has been clawed...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Brooke Weston academy trust invests £1m in stocks

Entrepreneurial academy trusts are taking advantage of their cash freedoms to make six-figure profits by investing in stocks and...

John Dickens
John Dickens