Nine out of ten Bristol primary schools will be in ‘serious’ financial trouble by 2020
Head teachers are warning that more than 90 per cent of primary schools in Bristol will be in a “serious”, “very serious” or “critical” financial position by three years’ time.
The Primary Heads’ Association Bristol says that the lack of funds will have a direct effect on pupils’ education, through larger class sizes, fewer teaching resources and less capacity for special education needs.
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Primary school headteachers issue warning about finances
Primary headteachers in Bristol are warning their school finances are in a ‘critical, very serious or serious’ state.
It comes as the government considers controversial changes to the amount of money they give all state schools, known as the funding formula.
In a survey of primary headteachers in the city, more than 60% of responders revealed deep concerns for the current budget at their schools.
And 92% expect their financial position in three years’ time to be “critical, very serious or serious”.
Read more on the ITV News site.