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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
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Spending review: School budget fears as departments asked to find ‘at least’ 5% savings

The Department for Education has been asked to find savings of “at least” 5 per cent as part of...

Freddie Whittaker
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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
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DfE won’t say if NTP second-year cash is new

The government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme will be funded for an extra year, but the Department for Education has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Spending review: Treasury now says £30k starting salary pledge pushed back a year

The government has abandoned its pledge to raise teacher starting salaries to £30,000 by 2022-23, saying the target will...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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£30k starting salary pledge remains, and 5 other things we learned from the spending review

The chancellor Rishi Sunak has launched his spending review, which sets out how public services will be funded in...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Spending review: National Tutoring Programme wins funding for a second year

The government’s flagship National Tutoring Programme has been awarded funding to continue for a second year, Schools Week understands....

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
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Pay rises ‘paused’ for all but the lowest-paid school staff

School staff earning over £24,000-a-year won’t receive a pay rise next year, the chancellor has announced. Rishi Sunak told...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker