The amount spent on schools is a source of frequent controversy. So, where does all the money for educating the country's children go?
It's a fact that spending on schools in England is much higher than it was 20 years ago. But that's not the full picture in a country which has seen a population boom coincide with a squeeze on public spending.
Spending per pupil is actually lower than it was in 2010 in today's prices - as is the case across the rest of the UK.
As a result, funding decisions - which have favoured poorer and younger pupils…