School funding

Struggling schools miss out on ‘hardship’ funding

One local authority kept the entire government allocation to itself to cover its own deficit

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
School funding

Teachers’ pensions: Emergency fund needed to cover grant shortfall

Union leaders write to ministers after warnings that schools face funding shortfalls 'of £70,000 or more'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

DfE considers drawing up GAG pooling guidance

Move would give leaders 'more support' over how to handle academy cash, says official

Jack Dyson
Jack Dyson
School funding

BRIT School can’t afford to keep lights on for drummers

'Raising funds is what I do as a state head, which is unacceptable'

Lucas Cumiskey
Lucas Cumiskey
School funding

Teaching assistants cut in 75% of primary schools

More headteachers cut staff amid warning primaries face 'rapid deterioration' due to funding woes

Schools Week Reporter
Schools Week Reporter
School funding

Pensions: Some schools will be short-changed in grant allocations

Government had pledged to fully-fund 20% increase in pension contributions for state schools

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

Cuts start to bite as DfE faces £1.5bn budget blackhole

Government cuts back governance, teacher development and training funding as pay bill looms

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

Use falling rolls to raise per-pupil funding, Barton urges politicians

Decreasing pupil numbers presents opportunity to make a 'world of difference to children and young people'

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
School funding

Post-election spending review leaves schools in dark over funding

The government has not said what will happen to budgets after next March

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker