National Funding Formula – Consultation Questions and Suggested Responses

In designing our national funding formula, we have taken careful steps to balance the principles of fairness and stability. Do you think we have struck the right balance? NO We are concerned that balancing the need to offer stability, currently outweighs the formula’s ability to offer fairness. This is a balance that must be achieved. …

Education Secretary Announces Extra £1.3 billion for Schools

Monday, 17 July, 2017 Today, the Secretary of State Education, Justine Greening, announced to the House of Commons that her Department will be providing an additional £1.3 billion of investment into the core schools budget. This additional funding will mean that the £41 billion budget for schools over 2017-2018 will increase to £42.4 billion by …

Fairer Funding in the Conservative Manifesto

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Monday, 22 May, 2017 Over the last few months I have worked hand-in-hand with all primary and secondary schools in South Cambs to facilitate a mass response, from parents, teachers, carers and governors to the Government’s Fairer Funding consultation. This included letters to the Education Secretary, petitions to the Government and the creation of a …