Received from: NAHT
Congress notes the enormous pressure on schools due to the current funding
crisis and, in particular, the constant threat this places on the survival of small and rural schools.
Congress further notes the vital role that small and rural schools play in the life of their community especially where the provision of local services has been under constant attack due to austerity.
Congress calls on the General Council to press government to:
i. recognise the invaluable contribution of small and rural schools to their
ii. ensure every small and rural school is sufficiently funded and supported to
enable it to continue to play its essential role in the community it serves.
National Association of Head Teachers