school funding

As a former teacher, I know the reality many schools are facing - this patronising investment makes a mockery of claims austerity is at an end
We see schools with funds depleted, sending begging letters to parents - this is not their choice, there is no alternative
There are 24,316 state schools in England and in all but a very few cases, despite reduced funding, increased expectations and constant pressure, they are delivering a world class education
Safety signage and toothbrushes among items on virtual 'wish lists'.
A promise of “jam tomorrow” will not cut it with the profession, parents and voters who that know any further delay will be devastating
Government will press ahead with plans to introduce a new funding formula.