Funding cuts causing schools to perform miracles

Michael Ferry, the headteacher at St. Wilfrid’s Catholic School in Crawley claims the repercussions of the most recent funding are detrimental to the school system and its students.

Support for schools is limited and this isn’t something due to change. Mr Ferry states that the likes of support staff and community police officers, although of immense value to both the school and its pupils, are being cut away as schools cannot afford to keep them in place.

He argues that unless drastic changes are made and made quickly, we will be ‘condemning the kids to a lack of opportunity.’

Read the full article.

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2019/mar/08/schools-are-performing-miracles-with-nothing-and-the-nothing-is-getting-less

 

Reference: The Guardian

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