17,723 schools have suffered Government cuts to per pupil funding since 2015. The NEU has led the way on fighting school cuts. We are campaigning to get the money education urgently needs.

A report from MPs of all political parties has described the “bleak funding picture” in schools and colleges and called for an immediate injection of cash and a 10-year plan. We’ve done the maths and schools and colleges need a £12.6bn increase over the next three years, with £3bn straight away to end the funding crisis. We need real money for real children in real schools now.

Where is the money?

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    Empty promise Boris

    Where is the money? Schools need more than promises on the side of a bus – they need real money, for real children in real schools now.

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  • Uniting for education

    Local councillors, head teachers, school staff, parents and union organisers unite to stop school cuts. A decent education for our children is not negotiable.

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    SEND crisis

    Up to 8,587 children and young people with SEND are currently classed as ‘awaiting provision’ for a school place, and have no access to any type of educational provision at all.

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    Councillors Network

    The NEU Councillors Network is a partnership between local councillors of all parties and the National Education Union, to shape the future of education.


Together for Education

We know we can win the funding schools urgently need.

Small and big actions alike are adding up to force the Government to take cuts to education funding seriously.

For parents like Emma, that activism starts at home.

Activism starts at home
Posted by School Cuts on Tuesday 25th June 2019


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