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High needs funding formula: a summary

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Last updated on 6 October 2017
School types: Special · School phases: All
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The final high needs funding formula has been published, including details of arrangements for 2018-19 and 2019-20. We summarise the policy document, explain which factors are included in the formula, and look at the impact it will have on schools and local authorities.

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  1. 1 Summary of the formula
  2. 2 LAs have flexibility to move funding between DSG blocks
  3. 3 Impact of the formula

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