School subject fund cut by almost half



School subject fund cut by almost halfMoney from the Department of Education (DE) which enabled schools to offer more subjects to pupils is to be almost halved.

Schools who work together to deliver the “entitlement framework” have been told that their funding to deliver it is to be reduced by 43.5%.

The cut is a cash reduction of £2m from the 2016/17 budget of £4.9m.

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