Taking into account the current weather & flooding situation across the country we have decided to postpone the West Midlands Regional Seminar which was supposed to take place this upcoming Monday, 24th of February 2020 at Stafford Borough Council.
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The report, after surveying 61 schools, found that schools in urban areas had ‘greater connectivity’ to national funding streams than rural and coastal schools which ‘was seen to exacerbate disparities in school funding’.
The research also found that schools isolated areas struggled to attract a high quality workforce and were more likely to feel excluded from government social mobility, research and improvement initiatives.
Recommendations for policymakers included advice such as: ‘work with rural and coastal school stakeholders, including the House of Lords Select Committees in these areas to acknowledge factors affecting educationally isolated school’s performance’.
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