School finance

  • Funds and freebies: monthly highlights Updated
    Find a selection of the grants available to schools across a range of areas, and details of freebies your school can access. Also learn about cost-of-living support available for your school and community.
  • Governors' role in generating income for schools
    School finances are being deeply affected by the cost-of-living crisis. Learn how to help your school generate income and find some potential solutions for raising much-needed funds.
School funding 9 articles
  • Devolved formula capital (DFC) funding
    Devolved formula capital (DFC) is a source of capital funding for maintained schools and academies. Learn about how it's allocated and the rules your school needs to follow when spending it.
  • Funding for pupils with SEN
    Get to grips with how provision for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) is funded in your school.
  • Funding in maintained schools
    Save time with our 1-page summary of how maintained schools are funded and your role in overseeing finance in your school. Download a copy to share with your colleagues.