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Surrey schools within five miles of London lose out on £30million

Half of Surrey children go to school within five miles of a London borough – and miss out on £30million funding compared to pupils in the capital. Surrey receives £450 less per pupil from the Government than the average for London boroughs bordering the county even though schools either side of the boundary serve virtually … Continue reading

VIDEO: Surrey schools losing out to their London neighbours

Surrey schools close to London are being penalised to the tune of millions of pounds in funding compared to schools in the capital – even though they may be less than a mile apart and face the same challenges. These schools are often just streets apart and serve virtually identical communities but London boroughs bordering … Continue reading

Surrey calls for fairer funding deal for schools within 10 miles of London

As speculation grows that Chancellor George Osborne is poised to announce a school funding shake-up, Surrey County Council is pressing for a fairer deal for schools within 10 miles of London borough boundaries. Surrey schools close to London are being penalised to the tune of millions of pounds in funding compared to schools in the … Continue reading

Surrey schools losing out to their London neighbours

Surrey schools close to London are being penalised to the tune of millions of pounds in funding compared to schools in the capital – even though they may be less than a mile apart and face the same challenges. These schools are often just streets apart and serve virtually identical communities but London boroughs bordering … Continue reading

BBC Surrey interview with Linda Kemeny about schools funding

Listen to the county council’s Cabinet Member for Schools, Skills and Educational Achievement Linda Kemeny discuss funding for schools most in need with BBC Surrey presenters James Cannon and Suzanne Bamborough. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey

Letter to Nicky Morgan about schools funding

Linda Kemeny, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Schools and Educational Achievement, has written to Education Secretary Nicky Morgan after head teachers raised concerns about reforms to the way schools are funded. Click on the link below to see the letter. Nicky Morgan letter 29.6.15

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