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(asked on 14th April 2016) - View Source

Question to the Department for Education:

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what incentives she plans to encourage more schools to extend their teaching hours.

Answered by
Nick Gibb Portrait
Nick Gibb
This question was answered on 22nd April 2016

In March 2016, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in the Budget statement that over £500 million of additional funding will be allocated to give 25 per cent of secondary schools the opportunity to extend their school day to include a wider range of activities, such as sports, arts and debating. The Department is currently determining the details of how the funding with be allocated and will provide further details in due course.

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