Derbyshire schools spend more than £8 million on supply teachers in a year

Derbyshire school spent more than 8 million on supply teachers in the last year.

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

More than £8million was spent on supply teachers and support staff in schools in Derbyshire over the last year.

A Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire County Council revealed a total of £8,259,616.71 went to agencies to cover vacancies and absences in primary and secondary schools across the county.

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