Capital funding: condition improvement fundGet to grips with everything you need to know about the condition improvement fund (CIF) – find out if you're eligible, what it can cover, how much you can get and how to see if your application was successful this time round.
Coronavirus: additional funding for your schoolThe DfE has introduced several new grants and funding opportunities to help your pupils catch up after the pandemic. Read our quick guide to the different funding sources, including what you can and can't use each of them for.
Coronavirus: catch-up premium report templateUse our template to help you publish the right information on your school website and report to your school community about your COVID-19 catch-up premium spending. Plus see examples of catch-up premium reports from other schools.
Coronavirus catch-up premium: summaryYou can carry forward any unspent coronavirus catch-up premium into 2021/22. Understand how you can use it (including details of the National Tutoring Programme) and how you'll be held accountable for your spending.
Devolved formula capital fundingDevolved formula capital (DFC) is a source of capital funding for maintained schools and academies. Learn about how much your school will get, how it's allocated and the rules you need to follow when spending it.
Primary PE and sport premium: cheat sheetThe PE and sport premium has been confirmed for the 2021/22 academic year. Payment dates and allocation haven't been announced yet, but read on to learn about carrying over unspent funding due to coronavirus.
School-led tutoring grant: summaryUpdatedFind out your requirements for using the school-led tutoring grant (part of the National Tutoring Programme). Learn which pupils and subjects to prioritise for catch-up, how to maximise its impact, and who you can deploy as tutors.
Service pupil premium (SPP) fundingThe service pupil premium (SPP) provides schools with funding to support pupils with parents in the regular armed forces. Find out which pupils are eligible, how you can identify them and understand how your school can spend the premium.
EYFS: funding entitlementsGet to grips with the funding you're entitled to for 3- and 4-year-old pupils in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Understand the difference between universal and additional entitlements when it comes to the early years national funding formula (EYNFF).
Free school meals (FSM): fundingMainstream schools should use their core budget allocations to provide FSM to pre-16 pupils, but you'll also receive the FSM supplementary grant for the 2020-2021 financial year. Find out how much you'll get and learn how FSM are funded in special schools and for post-16 pupils.
How maintained schools are fundedGet to grips with how maintained mainstream schools are funded in 2020-21. Find out about the national funding formula (NFF), as well as the other streams of funding that feed into your school's budget.
National funding formula: a summaryUpdatedLearn which factors are included in the national funding formula (NFF), and what the current transitional state of the NFF means for your school.
School census: determining funding allocationsData you submit in census returns is used to determine your school's funding. Use this article to see which funding data is collected on each census return. You can also find out about how to address errors in census returns.