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Major Funding Boost For Dorset Schools

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7:47am 25th July 2014

The Department of education has come back with a better offer for schools funding in Dorset.

The County will now receive an extra £3.1M.

That means the schools budget will increase by £64 per pupil.

The County Council will consult with schools over how the money will be spent.  

Cllr Toni Coombs, Cabinet member for education, said:

"We welcome this revised announcement, following our consultation with the DfE, of additional funding for Dorset. Based upon this set of figures it will mean an extra £3.1m for Dorset children. This autumn we will discuss how this should be used to support education for our children and young people with the schools forum."

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