School Funding

25 06, 2020

Exceptional costs associated with COVID-19 and how to claim them

2020-06-25T13:59:35+01:00Department for Education, School Funding|Comments Off on Exceptional costs associated with COVID-19 and how to claim them

This week the Department for Education published guidance to help schools, Academies, Local Authorities and Multi-Academy trusts claim exceptional costs related to the Coronavirus outbreak. Who is eligible to submit a claim? Claims must be submitted by individual schools or academies. They can also be made [...]

21 05, 2020

Audit – How to be substantial – by an SBM who knows

2020-05-22T11:36:01+01:00School Budgets, School Funding|Comments Off on Audit – How to be substantial – by an SBM who knows

“Emily, I have the auditors on the phone for you.” My heart sinks, not because I am not prepared, but because I know how intrusive and stressful this whole process will be. I know my “normal” job will go out of the window for 3 [...]

14 04, 2020

Funding announced for schools for exceptional costs associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19)

2020-04-14T14:16:59+01:00In the News, School Budgets, School Funding|Comments Off on Funding announced for schools for exceptional costs associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Last week, the Department for Education set out financial support guidance for schools to ensure they can focus on the vital role they are playing at this unprecedented time. The guidance currently covers support for schools up to the end of the 2019 to 2020 [...]

13 02, 2020

Pupil Premium Changes Announced to Help Disadvantaged Pupils

2020-04-02T11:16:14+01:00School Funding|Comments Off on Pupil Premium Changes Announced to Help Disadvantaged Pupils

The DfE has recently announced that the pupil premium rate is increasing.   From April 2020 rates will increase by £25 for primary pupils and £20 for secondary pupils. The extra funding is to help improve outcomes for disadvantaged children and other pupils who need [...]

1 05, 2019

Schools revenue funding 2019 to 2020

2019-11-10T13:05:55+01:00Financial Services News, School Funding|Comments Off on Schools revenue funding 2019 to 2020

The guidance for local authorities and schools on revenue funding for 2019 to 2020 financial year. The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) funds academies (including free schools, university technical colleges and special academies) on the same basis as maintained schools. A to Z of academies funding terms and acronyms can [...]