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With imagination and an eye for detail in school construction, ABACUS CONSTRUCTION will deliver on quality and price. We are independently exor accredited in school construction and hold the exor gold award for our high standards of quality and service.
School repairs, school classroom refurbishments, new school classrooms builder, general school / college builder, school roof repairs, school grounds landscaping, school and nursery play areas, thermoplastic playground markings, sand pits, school fencing, security fencing, school bicycle sheds builder, covered walkways, new parking areas for school teachers and visitors, resurfacing of school playgrounds, and many more.
Abacus Construction offer a wide range of school building and school construction services for nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and colleges.
Based in Wellington, Somerset, and established in 1986, we have successfully completed several school construction, and school classroom refurbishment projects and can offer quality and reliability at a competitive price.
So if you are looking for a school builder for your school or college, from minor school repairs, new fencing, and new play areas to full school building and construction, you've found the right company!
Here are some recent news stories around the web regarding school funding:-
Thangam Debbonaire MP questioned Theresa May's claims of 'record high' investment for schools
The prime minister was scathingly asked how she can “expect anyone to trust her on anything” when a report claimed the government was being misleading over school funding.
Bristol MP Thangam Debbonaire confronted Theresa May at prime minister’s questions, asking her why she and ministers continually said school funding was up when a recent report concluded that there had been an “eight per cent pupil cut” since the Conservatives came to power.[ Read more... ]
It'll be spent on children outside mainstream education
Torbay councillors have backed a plan to move more than £1m of extra funding away from schools to make up for overspending on children outside mainstream education.
Two Torquay secondary head teachers made a plea at a meeting to let schools keep the cash, allocated by the Government under its Fairer Funding Formula to make up for past under-payment.[ Read more... ]
The amount spent on schools is a source of frequent controversy. So, where does all the money for educating the country's children go?
School spending is watched closely - as Chancellor Philip Hammond recently discovered when his announcement of £400m for teachers to spend on "little extras" was met with anger.
It is a fact that the amount spent on education is much higher than it was 20 years ago. But that's not the full picture in a country which has seen a population boom coincide with a squeeze on public finances.
Spending per pupil is actually lower than it was in 2010 in today's prices - as is the case across the UK. All in, the education of young people in England who turned 21 in 2015 cost an average of about £73,000 - more for those who went to university.[ Read more... ]