Local Schools To Receive Funding Boost

Every school in Milton Keynes North will receive a funding boost for the 2020-21 school year.

This will be mean schools will get an average of £5,229 per-pupil funding - a 5.2% increase on this year.

This brings the total funding for schools in MK North to more than £85 million, and this is just the first year of £14 billion boost in funding across three years for schools across the UK.

Every secondary school will be able to receive a minimum of £5,000 per pupil next year, and every primary school will be able to receive a minimum of £4,000 from 2021-22. The biggest increases will go to the schools that need it most.

New funding also includes £780 million in 2020-21 to help children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) to reach their potential.

If you'd like to see how much extra funding your child's school is getting, you can do so here: https://t.co/yGU31mu5z2