School places and funding in London - resources

London Councils briefings, responses, infographics and press releases

Briefing for MPs ahead of the Westminster Hall debate on schools funding on Wednesday 29 March

Our written evidence to the Public Accounts Committee – Capital funding for schools inquiry

Our written evidence to the Public Accounts Committee – Financial Sustainability of Schools Inquiry

School funding - A briefing highlighting the impact the National Funding Formula will have on London’s schools and the wider economy.

National Funding Formula allocations - borough-by-borough break down

National Funding Formula allocations - constituency breakdown

Evidence submitted to the Public Accounts Committee's financial sustainability of schools inquiry

Consultation response to schools and high needs funding reform - Our response to the first stage of the consultation on the National Funding Formula (NFF) for schools as well as high needs. Read the consultation response

Do the maths 2016 -The demand for additional school places in the capital, which has reached record levels over the past decade, is showing little sign of abating. Read more about the the London school places challenge.

Do the maths 2015 - London will need to create 113,000 new school places by 2020. Read our analysis from 2015

Do the maths 2014 - London has been facing an increase in demand for school places for the last seven years, and this demand continues to grow.

Lessons from London - A series of insight essays examining the role of London boroughs in the London Challenge.


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Cash-strapped London schools to be thrown into 'financial crisis' by new funding formula - Tottenham & Wood Green Independent

Headteachers write to parents over school funding and job cuts - Guardian

Parents urged to campaign against planned cuts in school funding - Evening Standard

School funding cuts will damage London's international reputation, mayor warns - Times Education Supplement

£335m urgently needed for schools, say council bosses - Yorkshire Post

London schools will lose up to £500 per pupil as funding is ‘rebalanced’ - Evening Standard

London schools 'to have budgets slashed in disastrous funding change' - Evening Standard

Tory MPs increase pressure on ministers over school funding cuts - TES

There is storm brewing over Government funding for schools - Ipswich Star

Enfield MP demands more cash for schools - Enfield Gazette and Advertiser

London boroughs fear bigger classes and fewer teachers at 1,500 schools - Guardian

DfE says £3bn savings for schools 'doable' without larger class sizes - Guardian

Grammar schools may ask parents for donations to cover funding cuts - Guardian

Schools have no funds to train teachers, says study - BBC

School funding 'crisis' warning - BBC

Cuts will affect 70% of London schools says think tank - BBC

Budget cuts caused by changes to Government funding 'to hit two thirds of London schools' - Evening Standard


Other useful links

Fair funding for all schools

The Campaign for Fairer Funding in Education

National Audit Office

Department for Education

Core Cities

School cuts