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    Average icsea is 1000 so your suburb is very 'normal'. Ours is 890. So your school gets less Gonski funding that us. But I would be questioning how the Principal is divvying up the funding. There is a portion that they don't get a say in, and a portion they do.

    I don't believe your funding only allows for those huge class sizes. I think your Principal is allocating the funds elsewhere. Those class sizes are well above the agreed limits. Even 3 or 4 for stage 1's is way too much

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    Default Class size, wwyd?

    QLD are horrible for class sizes, my DS1 has 27 kids in his prep class. It's too many and I really hate it.

    Given you're in NSW, I would be having a meeting with the principal to discuss your concerns, and also phoning the education department to see what their take is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    Average icsea is 1000 so your suburb is very 'normal'. Ours is 890. So your school gets less Gonski funding that us. But I would be questioning how the Principal is divvying up the funding. There is a portion that they don't get a say in, and a portion they do.

    I don't believe your funding only allows for those huge class sizes. I think your Principal is allocating the funds elsewhere. Those class sizes are well above the agreed limits. Even 3 or 4 for stage 1's is way too much
    Is the higher the number better or worse? Just looked our school up and it's 1044


 

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