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Schools welcome £750,000 boost from County Council after pupil numbers rise

Almost £750,000 has been awarded by Somerset County Council to Somerset schools who experienced a rise in pupil numbers this September. Twenty-one of the county’s schools have received a boost from the County Council’s Growth Fund – designed to give extra support to expanding Somerset schools. This additional funding is offered every year by the […]

Rise in Somerset schools rated ‘good or better’ by inspectors

Teachers and pupils are welcoming a boost in the number of Somerset’s primary and secondary schools being rated ‘good or better’ by Ofsted inspectors. Figures discussed at Somerset County Council’s Scrutiny Committee today show the county now has a higher ranking among England’s 150 local authorities for both high-performing primary and secondary schools. 87% of […]