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Last reviewed on 16 November 2021
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How you calculate this will depend on whether you're a maintained school or academy. Understand how calculations are determined, including information about recent updates to this process.

Maintained schools: calculations are usually determined by your LA

Local authorities (LAs) have their own formula for calculating pro-rata salary. The formula may differ from LA to LA, depending on:

  • Contractual holiday entitlement
  • Bank holidays
  • Concessionary days

Your LA will be able to provide further guidance on how pro-rata salaries are calculated.

If you're a voluntary aided or foundation school, you might not follow LA policies. If you follow rules from a body like a diocese, get advice from them, but otherwise seek HR advice if you have any questions about this matter.

Academies: seek HR advice

Converter academies can develop their own formula for staff appointed since conversion, and new academies

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