For Fair Funding
For A Good Education
For All Our Children
SAVE OUR SCHOOLS
SOS WEST SUSSEX
We are a parent-led, cross-party campaign to fight for fair funding for schools in West Sussex and an inclusive, broad curriculum. We believe every child deserves a good education as a basic human right.
Why do we need to save our schools?
The Government's ‘new’ funding formula is based entirely upon the current discredited funding arrangements that schools already endure. In real terms this translates to a reduction of 4.6 per cent of per-pupil funding by 2019.
These policies are stressing our state schools to breaking point, and represent a betrayal for a generation of children's life chances. This latest blow to our children's education comes after years of narrowing the school curriculum, and raising the bar so high on primary SATs tests that 47% of 10-11 year olds were told they had 'failed'.