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Find out your school's requirements for using the school-led tutoring grant (part of the National Tutoring Programme), and when it will receive the funding.

This article summarises the DfE’s guidance on the school-led tutoring grant. Read it alongside the conditions of grant guidance

It’s a grant to support catch-up tutoring 

School-led tutoring is a ring-fenced grant to fund locally-sourced tutoring provision. 

Your school could use it to deploy, as tutors: 

  • Existing staff such as teachers and TAs
  • External resources such as private tutors or returning teachers 

Your school is expected to prioritise disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils for the tutoring, but it has the flexibility to decide which pupils need the most support to help them catch up on lost learning. See more about how to prioritise pupils below. 

If your school decides to use it, it should do so as soon as possible 

It can start delivering tutoring from the beginning of the autumn term.

It’s part of the National