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.
The basic structure of the national funding formula (NFF) hasn't changed for 2022-23.
The NFF: summary
The NFF is the series of building blocks that the Department for Education (DfE) uses to work out your school’s core funding allocation. Each summer, the DfE publishes a ‘notional budget’ at school level, but the end amount your school receives might be different (as we explain below).
The structure of the NFF is summarised in this diagram: