News Update June 21 (Week 1)

News Update June 21 (Week 1)

Funding row over catch-up cash, long wait for mental health money, exam grading pressure, with schools urged not to send pupils home early – these were the top stories this week   Catch-up Czar quits in spending row   In response to the ‘paltry’ new amount...
New catch-up money falls well short

New catch-up money falls well short

Pupils have been promised an extra 100m hours of catch-up tuition, under new Covid education recovery money announced today. But the fund falls well short of what schools thought they would get.   ‘Not enough’ The government has provided a further £1.4bn for the...