Colleges and school sixth-forms are preparing to cut “less popular” A-level subjects such as foreign languages and further maths to plug a huge funding gap, head teachers’ leaders warn today.
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Funding for the Further Maths Support Programme is to be expanded to provide professional development for teaching staff.
Education minister Elizabeth Truss has announced that funding for the Further Mathematics Support Programme (FMSP) is being expanded to £25m over five years.
The aim of the FMSP is to increase the number of students studying further mathematics A level. Funding is used to target schools and colleges where no students are currently taking further maths, providing support to improve and extend their mathematics provision.
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