Funding cuts - more details announced

07 Jun 2010

The Education Secretary, Michael Gove,has given more details of the £670 million cuts from his department's contribution to the £6.2 billion savings announced by the Treasury.

As well as the £311 million being taken from the 'area based grant' to local authorities (used for items such as school transport), and the £80 million from education quangos, the other cuts include: 

  • £13.3 million from scaling-back support for th edelivery of Diplomas.
  • £9 million by ending Diploma devlopment.
  • £900,000 from ending the rold of 14-19 Regional Advisers from September.
  • £7 million from not proceeding with the Rose Review and scaling back on PSHE, Citizenship, and RE.
  • £7 million from not proceeding with new cadre of High Performing Specialist Schools.
  • £47 million from unallocated money left in the One to One tuition budget.
  • £1.5 million from unallocated Playing for Success projects.

  

User Comments

Beth Mason - 21 Sep 2010

Playing for Success

All funding for Playing for Success will now come to an end in March 2011.

Post a comment

After posting your comment you will need to confirm it by checking your email and clicking the confirmation that will be sent to you.

Comments will appear once reviewed for appropriate content.