Letters extra : Budget of pound;5 per child

9th March 2001 at 00:00

At my last school, where I was employed as Humanities Co-ordinator, I had a budget for History and Geography which in a school of four hundred plus pupils gave me just pound;5 on each child to spend over their Primary school days. The Humanities truly are the `Cinderella' subjects of our state education system and church schools. Are there any rules as to minimum funding per pupil for each National Curriculum subject?

Janet Einven Smith
17 Namu Road
Bournemouth
Dorset BH9 2QU

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