School funding

  • 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 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.
  • How schools are funded
    Get a whistle-stop tour of how your school is funded, including what additional streams of funding are available, so you're clear on what elements make up your school finances.
  • Pupil premium
    Save time by reading our summary of the pupil premium in just 1 page. Download a copy to share with your governing board.
  • Pupil premium: eligible pupils
    Learn which categories of pupils are eligible for pupil premium funding and find out more about each category. These include 'ever 6 FSM', 'looked-after children' and 'service children'.
  • Tutoring programmes: summary
    Find out about the National Tutoring Programme – including academic mentors and school-led tutoring – and the 16 to 19 tuition fund. Be clear on what funding your school could receive and how to monitor that it's being spent appropriately.