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Narrower secondary curriculum due to budget cuts.

Narrower secondary curriculum due to budget cuts.

Pressure on school budgets in England is leading to a narrower secondary curriculum, with teaching posts in some subjects being cut, unions have said.

Teachers of subjects not included in the EBacc league table measure are the most at risk, research from the ATL and NUT unions has suggested.

Of 1,200 union members polled, before the ATL annual conference in Liverpool, 93% were "pessimistic" about funding.

The Department for Education says funding is at record levels.

But in recent months school governors, head teachers, MPs and teacher unions have highlighted mounting financial problems in England's schools. 

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