John Stanier, assistant headteacher at Great Torrington School in Devon, has produced a video to share with parents about the affect that funding cuts are having on his school.
He hopes that the video, which he animated himself, will be shared widely to bring home the reality of the current financial situation faced by many schools.
Here is John's video:
Tes has covered the school funding crisis extensively, including the following:
13 June 2017: Ministers considering 'all the options' for increasing school funding, Martin George
9 June 2017: 'The election result suggests that the education funding cuts genie is out of the political bottle', Ed Dorrell
9 June 2017: Hung parliament 'very worrying' for underfunded schools, Charlotte Santry
30 May 2017: 'Are education funding cuts becoming Theresa May's Achilles' heel?', Ed Dorrell
12 May 2017: For heads, the cost of the cuts isn’t just financial…it’s personal, Ann Mroz
11 May 2017: DfE believes more than a quarter of schools spend too much money, Charlotte Santry
3 February 2017: The cuts are deep, but what value education? Ann Mroz
21 February 2017: 'I feel unable to provide the education my pupils deserve.' Head resigns over 'bleak' funding cuts – read the full, tragic letter, Charlotte Santry
11 March 2016: How my school is losing the battle with funding cuts, John Tomsett
And don't miss this week's Tes cover feature, in which Steve Higgins, professor of education at the University of Durham argues that we need a complete rethink on how we spend our education budget.