Watch: Inside the school funding crisis with Katie Strick

The National Association of Head Teachers says more than half of schools say they’ll go into deficit this academic year and nine out of 10 schools in England are expecting to have run out of money by the next school year.

Separate research from survey app Teacher Tapp found that more than a quarter of London schools can no longer afford to provide catch-up learning — despite growing educational gaps caused by the pandemic.

Evening Standard Feature Writer, Katie Strick, takes a deep dive into the funding crisis hitting UK schools and the impact in real terms.