Fairer funding for Kent's schools

Our children deserve the best education this country has to offer. We have many excellent and good schools in Kent, but it’s becoming harder for those schools to maintain the standard of education they are offering because of the way they are funded nationally.

 

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Faversham and Mid Kent schools get funding boost

I’m delighted that our schools are getting a 5.5 per cent increase in funding next year.

This is another step to getting fairer funding for Kent’s schools, which have for years received less money than schools in other parts of the country

£5,000 for every secondary school pupil

I’m pleased the Schools Minister has listened to my request for extra funding for Kent schools.

Every secondary school in Faversham and Mid Kent will now be guaranteed at least £5,000 per pupil with every primary school pupil getting at least £3,750 from central funds.

More money for Kent schools

Schools in Kent will get a share of an extra £14 billion the Government has committed to education funding between now and 2022/23.

Government commits to fairer school funding

I am pleased that the Government is committed to providing excellent education opportunities for all our children, no matter where they live or what school they go to.