School funding

  • Devolved formula capital (DFC) funding
    Devolved formula capital (DFC) is a source of capital funding for maintained schools and academies. Learn how it's allocated and the rules your school needs to follow when spending it.
  • Funding for pupils with SEN
    Understand 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.
  • 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.
  • National funding formula: an overview
    Get an overview of what you need to know about the national funding formula (NFF), so you’re clear on how your school is funded.
  • Primary PE and sport premium
    Understand how the PE and sport premium for primary schools is allocated and find out how your school can spend it.
  • 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 pupils referred to as 'FSM ever 6', also looked-after children (LAC), previously LAC 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.