Revealed: Derbyshire schools spent more than £6million on supply teachers last year
More than £6million was spent on supply teachers in Derbyshire schools in the last academic year, we can reveal.
A Freedom of Information request to Derbyshire County Council found that a total of £6,091,833.61 went on supply and agency staff from September 2017 to August 2018.
The statistics show that £3,956,998.95 was spent by primary schools, £1,337,771.87 by secondary schools, £786,594.43 by special schools and £10,468.36 by nurseries.
Education chiefs at County Hall said the figure is down by £1.7m (21.7 per cent) from the previous academic year.
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