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Running small and rural primary schools efficiently

The current financial pressures on schools continue to have an impact on the ability of leaders to set a balanced budget every year, with the situation particularly challenging for those running small and rural schools.

In response to difficulties experienced by head teachers in small and rural schools, the Department for Education has made recommendations on the ways savings can be made. This advice document outlines the strategies suggested to maintain a balanced budget.

First published 10 July 2019