Stop the cuts to education

The Governments is planning big changes to the education funding rules, which will hit our area hard. Some schools could hundreds of thousands of pounds - the equivalent of about £500 per pupil.
The Tories have decided to change the education funding formula giving more money to some areas but leaving most schools, including ours, worse off. Wakefield District schools already get less funding than many others and this will hit us even harder.
Already Head Teachers across the country are already cutting back on new equipment, and support for children. These cuts to schools in Wakefield and the Five Towns would mean fewer teachers and larger class sizes in our area.
It’s not fair on our children. The education they get now affects their future for decades to come. I don't want to see the clock turned back to overcrowded classes, over stretched teachers or outdated equipment.
I've contacted all our local schools in Pontefract, Castleford, Normanton and Knottingley to see how hard they will be affected.   Labour MPs across the country are campaigning against these changes. The Government must not turn their back on areas like ours or on our children's future
Check how much your child's school could lose here:
Normanton Common Primary Academy -£139,874
Normanton Junior Academy -£125,927
Normanton Altofts Junior School -£122,601
The Freeston Academy -£385,668
Newlands Primary School -£93,968
St. John the Baptist Catholic Primary School -£88,080
Normanton All Saints CofE Infant School -£111,813

Pontefract Carleton Park Junior and Infant School -£101,252
Pontefract Larks Hill Junior and Infant School -£91,753
Pontefract De Lacy Primary School -£131,805
Pontefract Orchard Head Junior and Infant and Nursery School -£126,592
Pontefract Halfpenny Lane Junior Infant and Nursery School -£185,886
Carleton Community High School A Specialist Science With Mathematics School -£420,572
St Giles CofE Academy -£98,763
The King's School Specialising in Mathematics and Computing -£555,303
Darrington Church of England Primary School -£50,080
The Rookeries Carleton Junior and Infant School -£32,285
Holy Family and St Michael's Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy -£97,976
Cobblers Lane Primary School -£94,248


Airedale Academy -£339,229
Airedale Junior School -£178,676
Castleford Oyster Park Primary School -£152,490
Airedale Infant School -£83,715
Castleford Townville Infants' School -£59,208
Ackton Pastures Primary School -£105,858
Martin Frobisher Infant School -£51,263
Lee Brigg Infant and Nursery School -£75,534
Castleford Half Acres Primary School -£74,660
Castleford Three Lane Ends Academy -£155,413
Castleford Academy -£662,702
Castleford Park Junior Academy -£170,726
Castleford Glasshoughton Infant School -£100,018
Castleford Wheldon Infant School and Nursery -£33,260
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School Castleford -£119,395
Smawthorne Henry Moore Primary School, Castleford -£156,980
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School -£103,515


Knottingley St Botolphs C of E Academy -£130,505
England Lane Academy -£77,492
The Vale Primary Academy -£104,524
Simpson's Lane Academy -£201,087
Willow Green Academy -£118,772
De Lacy Academy -£397,492

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