Teachers' pay additional grant: what your school will get and when

Get to grips with how the teachers' pay additional grant is funded. Find out who is eligible, when and how you'll receive the grant, and how it can be spent.

Last reviewed on 8 January 2024See updates
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  1. What is it?
  2. How your setting will receive its funding
  3. How your setting can spend the grant

What is it?

The teachers’ pay additional pay grant (TPAG) is extra funding to help schools cover the cost of the teachers' pay award for September 2023.

It’s different from the teachers’ pay grant, which has been folded into the National Funding Formula (NFF).

Most schools receive the funding through their LA, but academies are paid directly.

Is my school eligible? Your school is eligible if it’s a: Mainstream school Maintained school Academy City technology college Special school school or alternative provision (AP) school Maintained special school Special academy or free school Pupil referral unit (PRUs) maintained by a local authority (pre-16 provision only) AP academy or free school (pre-16 provision only) Maintained hospital school or an equivalent academy Non-maintained special school Early years providers are also eligible and will receive the early years teachers' pay additional grant (EY TPAG).16 to 19 settings aren't