Casual workers are brought in to cover sickness absences and maternity leave to ensure pupils do not have to miss any lessons.

Money can also been spent on bringing in additional teaching specialists and coaches for some subjects or year groups.

Reported by the Express and Star. You can read the full story here. 

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