School, Early Years and SEN to Receive Increased Funding

Schools, early years settings and special needs provision will benefit from an increase in funding next year after Wiltshire’s Schools Forum agreed the schools budget for 2021 – 2022. Under proposals agreed at the Schools Forum the Department for Education’s Dedicated Schools Grant of £406.342m will mean a 3.55% increase for schools, 4.96% increase for early years and a 9.68%…

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Wiltshire Council Uses Government COVID Funding to Provide Support for Early Years

Early years settings in Wiltshire will benefit from a £1m grant and targeted support after a Wiltshire Council decision to use government funding to support the sector. The DfE expects early years providers to remain open to all children during the lockdown and there are concerns providers could struggle financially during the pandemic. A one-off grant will be made to…

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