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Funding cuts...

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Funding cuts...

Post by Smithy » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 7:29am

So what are the rumours going around your school at the moment?

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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by Bigpeege » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:09am

£250 000 deficit in next years budget :icon_eek:

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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by JohnE875 » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:15am

No rumours here, since going over to academy as advised by government 5 years ago we have lost 25 CO's and 8 support staff with half of us now on part time (term time only) which makes it almost impossible for us full timers to get leave entitlements during set periods. Then we get moaned at for not sticking to HT's directive. No overtime payments to anyone.
I think we are all still lucky to have a job as I am sure recent governments are trying their best to close down education the same as the NHS.
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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by NGJOBS » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:24am

Smithy wrote:
Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 7:29am
So what are the rumours going around your school at the moment?
20% rise to all caretakers

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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by Skoolkeeper » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 10:10am

NGJOBS wrote:
Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 8:24am
Smithy wrote:
Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 7:29am
So what are the rumours going around your school at the moment?
20% rise to all caretakers
Is that what the national minimum wage works out to when it rises in april? :coffee_break:

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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by Drone » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 10:52am

The government is taking money out of schools. Two local primary schools shutting down round here. Class sizes through the roof in schools taking on the displaced pupils. This country is going to hell in a handcart at the moment.

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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by Care7aker » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 11:46am

smt is growing now 2 deputys 1 assist a 1 head (jobs for mates and brown noses),,, 1 form entry 195 kids..but no money for support staff rises.. smells like bull erm to me

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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by Keyolder » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 12:54pm

Pretty grim here budget cuts find cheaper contractors etc, where will it all end??? :icon_frown:
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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by JohnE875 » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 3:02pm

where will it all end??? :icon_frown:

We will all be up the creek without a paddle (think we already are).

I read somewhere this week that 7% of the people in this country were millionaires and that 78% of the house of commons were millionaires. How on earth can they know what is like in the real world. We need real people in government not these pocket lining, lying cheats that are in charge. House prices are now 8 times the average wage. What chance has anyone except the rich who just buy more to rent out at over high prices.
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Re: Funding cuts...

Post by scrubadub » Fri, 17th Mar 2017, 3:18pm

no rumors just they keep saying no money. Yet we've gone from 1 HT,1DT, 1 BM and 1 caretaker 2 years ago to 1 Executive head, 1 head of school 2DH, SENCO, welfare officer, premises manager 1 BM (with 1 assistant ) and little old me........ can't think where all the money has gone. :icon_undecided: With the new minimum wage the cleaners are fast catching me up yet I have so much more responsibility. Good job I love my job

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