Archive for December, 2016

Annal Nayyar – bbc reports – Thousands of smaller schools ‘financially not viable’

Thousands of smaller primaries and secondaries in England are becoming financially unviable, heads say. The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) says one-form entry primaries and secondaries with 600 pupils or fewer will “fall off a cliff” financially unless new funds are found. The government says it has been protecting school budgets. Independent experts [...]

Annal Nayyar : Report states Rural schools set for funding boost under new Government proposal

Some schools are set for a boost in funding as the Government proposes to change rules to ensure that institutions in remote areas have enough money to stay open. Education Secretary Justine Greening unveiled proposals on Wednesday to end an “unfair, opaque and outdated” funding system that favoured children in London over those in the countryside. [...]

Annal Nayyar- BBC Report – Reports states Thousands of smaller primaries and secondary’s in England are becoming financially unviable, heads say.

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) says one-form entry primaries and secondaries with 600 pupils or fewer will “fall off a cliff” financially unless new funds are found. The government says it has been protecting school budgets. Independent experts say they face real-terms cuts of 8% to cover cost rises in pension, pay [...]

Annal Nayyar reports Newspaper report- :Southeast primary schools do best in Sats tests

More than half of England’s best state primaries are in London and the southeast of England — and many are church schools, according to the latest Sunday Times rankings, published today. Of the top 500 schools in the Parent Power rankings, 136 are in London and 120 in the southeast, making up 51.2% of the [...]

Annal Nayyar report’s – BBC Report- Academy schools breach transparency rules

Nineteen academy schools are to be investigated for “flouting” rules on transparency following a BBC investigation. The schools have not published a register of all their governors’ interests, against official rules. Education campaigners say there is “a culture of secrecy” around some academies. The Department for Education (DfE) said the “rules were clear” and it [...]