Capital funding: Condition Improvement FundWe've got you covered for everything you need to know about the condition improvement fund - find out if you're eligible, what it can cover, how much you'll get and how to apply. We've also highlighted the new criteria for this year so you can avoid the potential point deductions.
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.
Evaluating the impact of the PE and sports grantHow can we evaluate the impact of our sports funding? We link to examples of self-evaluation templates for assessing the impact of the PE and sport premium in primary schools. You will also find advice from one of our associate experts on demonstrating value for money of grant spending.
Primary PE and sport premium: cheat sheetUnderstand how the PE and sport premium for primary schools is allocated and how you can spend it. Plus, see details on carrying over any unspent funding to next year due to coronavirus.
Service premium fundingThe service pupil premium provides schools with funding to support pupils with parents in the regular armed forces. Find out which pupils are eligible and how you can identify them. You can also learn about how your school can spend the premium.
Post-16 funding: FAQsLearn more about post-16 funding, with answers to questions on students not sitting exams or dropping a subject, funding for students over 19 or those taking resits, calculating planned hours on 2-year courses, new arrivals to sixth forms, and overseas students.
Post-16 funding in 2019-20Find out how sixth forms are funded in 2019-20 under the current funding formula, including details on the maths and English requirement. You'll also find information about the 16 to 19 bursary fund.
Free school meals (FSM): fundingMainstream schools should use their core budget allocations to provide FSM to pre-16 pupils, but the government has also introduced a FSM supplementary grant for 2018-19 and 2019-20. Find out the details about this grant and learn how FSM are funded in special schools and for post-16 pupils.
Funding for pupils with medical conditionsHow is provision for pupils with medical needs funded? In this article, we relay advice from the Department for Education about who is responsible for funding provision to support pupils with medical conditions in schools. The article includes advice on the use of top-up funding for this purpose.
High needs funding formula: a summaryUnderstand how the formula can affect your school's budget, and what factors are used to determine how much your LA stands to get in its high needs funding block.
How academies are fundedFind out how your how general annual grant (GAG) funding is calculated, and what government funding you're entitled to on top of your GAG.
How alternative provision is fundedHow are pupil referral units (PRUs) funded? We look at guidance on how alternative provision settings, including PRUs and alternative provision academies, are funded. We also point to articles about changes to high needs funding.
Minimum funding guarantee, capping and scalingHow does the capping and scaling of school budgets work? We explain how capping and scaling relate to the minimum funding guarantee (MFG) and link to data on how LAs apply capping and scaling. We also look at the MFG under the national funding formula.
National funding formula: a summaryThe national funding formula (NFF) has been introduced, with transitional arrangements currently in place. Learn which factors are included in the formula, and find out about the impact on schools.
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.
School funding for 2019-20Learn how mainstream schools will be funded for 2019 to 2020, and find out details of the changes to the national funding formula (NFF) for this year.
The early years national funding formula (EYNFF)Is there information on the early years national funding formula (EYNFF)? We summarise the Department for Education's new early years funding system. We also point to information about other changes to school funding.