School funding

Government bursaries and grants

10 articles

Post-16 funding

1 articles
  • Post-16 funding in 2024/25
    Find out how sixth forms are funded in the 2024/25 academic year under the current funding formula. You'll also find information about the 16 to 19 bursary fund.

Pre-16 funding

10 articles
  • EYFS: funding entitlements
    Get to grips with the funding you'll receive for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), including the new entitlements for children aged between 9 months and 2 years. Understand the difference between universal and additional entitlements when it comes to the early years national funding formula (EYNFF).
  • Free school meals (FSM): funding
    Mainstream schools should use their core budget allocations to provide FSM to pre-16 pupils, and can receive funding for disadvantaged post-16 pupils. Find out how much you'll receive and learn how FSM are funded in special schools.
  • Funding for pupils with SEN
    Understand how provision for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) is funded in your school.

Pupil premium

8 articles
  • Early years pupil premium (EYPP)
    The EYFP is extra funding to support disadvantaged children in your early years provision. Find out who is eligible and how much funding you can receive.
  • How to report on the pupil premium
    Get to grips with your pupil premium reporting requirements for 2024/25, and see examples of other schools' published strategy statements.
  • Pupil premium
    Read our 1-minute summary of the pupil premium and download it to share with your colleagues.