Parents ‘pressured to donate to schools’

As this vindictive Conservative Government keeps axing support to schools, this will be the result for all parents –

Parents ‘pressured to donate to schools’
One in six parents say they are being asked by state schools to make regular cash donations, some for activities which are part of the syllabus, a NASUWT survey has found.

The union said many parents felt pressured to pay, even though it was voluntary, while nearly a quarter had been put off a particular school because of the potential costs.

542_133226 AgendaOthers said financial factors dictated which subjects their children chose. The union said some of the practices described by the findings could be unlawful

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more