BIG ISSUE: MAINTAINED NURSERY SCHOOLS

Local authority maintained nursery schools' fight for survival amid underfunding and council cuts.

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Nursery schools twice as likely to be in deficit than schools

New Government figures reveal in each of the last three years, the proportion of nursery schools in deficit has been double that of all schools.

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Government urged to find funding solution to save nursery schools

A new report warns that if London's nursery schools, whose future is under threat, close then it will be detrimental to thousands of vulnerable children.

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New campaign launches to save maintained nursery schools

A campaign to safeguard the future of nursery schools is being launched today, as just under a third say their future is on a 'knife-edge'.

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Tory MPs voice concerns about nursery school funding

Conservative MPs are increasingly concerned about the survival of maintained nursery schools and the impact for children with special educational needs and disabilities....

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DfE to assess the value of nursery schools

Newly appointed early years minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced that the Department for Education is to carry out a feasibility study into the cost and value of...

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Feeling overwhelmed

Too many statutory requirements mean we are busy demonstrating compliance rather than getting on with our real job