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fis-edsolutions ltd bc report – Schoolchildren face the prospect of a four-day week because of a shortage in funding, a group of head teachers said.

bbc report – Schoolchildren face the prospect of a four-day week because of a shortage in funding, a group of head teachers said.

Speaking to the BBC, five school principals from Cheshire also warned some subjects could be scrapped, while teaching assistants and mental health support workers could face redundancy.

In December, the government announced the biggest shake-up of the school funding formula for decades.

Ministers said it would resolve “unfair” and “inconsistent” funding.

The new formula would mean less money for schools in big cities, which have traditionally received higher levels of funding.

Head teachers in West Sussex have made a similar threat to cut school hours because of “dire finances”.

Schools in some of the worst-funded areas, including Cheshire East and Trafford, could also lose out.

According to analysis carried out by Cheshire East Council and head teachers in the borough, overall school spending would be cut by 2.1%, taking the basic level of funding per pupil to the lowest in England.