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Where is the Arts Premium for schools?

CfEY Head of Policy, Baz Ramaiah, writes for Arts Professional on the government’s Spring Budget and the implications it has for the cultural learning sector. The article covers the good news in the budget – tax relief for performing arts institutions and funding for wraparound childcare in schools that will provide opportunities for cultural learning…

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Friday Five: wraparound childcare, Labour’s ‘report card’ announcement, educational isolation, employer views on skills, and dormant assets funding

Government budget includes ‘wraparound childcare’ in all primary schools by 2026. This week’s major story was the government’s long-awaited budget, with big news on the education and youth policy front. The government has announced that by 2026 it wants all primary schools to be providing “wraparound childcare” between 8am-6pm. At present, some parents may face…

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Scaling Award 2023: Fair Education Alliance

On the 16th March 2023, informed by the report card that CfEY wrote with FEA,  our CEO, Joe Hallgarten, was on the judging panel for the Fair Education Alliance 2023 Scaling Awards. These awards will support up to seven FEA member organisations that are: Tackling educational disadvantage in England Looking to scale their impact to…

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Investing in families to tackle child poverty

In advance of the spring budget announcement tomorrow, CfEY is delighted to be a co-signatory of a letter calling for the government to invest in solutions for reducing child poverty. The new Education Anti-Poverty Coalition, which is made up of school governors, head teachers, PTAs and other groups working in education, are calling for child…