Are Ofsted cuts affecting school improvement?

Did you know that OFSTED has had its budget cut by more 50%? GOOD I hear you cry! In a recent Radio 4 interview Ofsted’s chief inspector, Amanda Spielman, said it was maintaining “excellent levels of assurance” despite its budget being more than...

Are you a “Headtrepreneur”?

Does your school have to turn to business donations and sponsorship to help balance the books? According to School Cuts , £2.8 billion has been cut from school budgets over the last 3 years. This is an average of £45,400 from the budget from every primary school in...

Wellbeing Tips for Teachers

2Eskimos are a company that take their staff Wellbeing very seriously and we love how much there is out there to help with the Wellbeing of teachers too! The media tell us that an overwhelming majority of the UK’s education professionals say they have suffered...

Are you using Pupil Premium cash to keep budgets afloat?

Have you seen the alarming news that 80% of schools are having to cut the number of teaching assistants they employ and 60% are even having to remove teaching posts to balance the budget? A recent survey found that 90% of schools are having to use up to 50% of their...

School Funding Crisis

We have all heard stories in the press about the school funding crisis, so many schools are really struggling. Equally, I bet we all know schools that have quite the opposite of a funding crisis. I’ve been into schools recently that appear to have so much money that...