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.

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