• Capital funding: condition improvement fund Get to grips with everything you need to know about the condition improvement fund (CIF) – find out if you're eligible, what it can cover and how much you could get.
  • Capital funding: school condition allocation Find out about the school condition allocation (SCA), a capital funding grant for large trusts and voluntary aided (VA) bodies.
  • Coronavirus: additional funding for your school Get a handle on the different streams of funding your school's entitled to, including the coronavirus catch-up premium, recovery premium, and the school-led tutoring grant.
  • Coronavirus: catch-up premium report template Use our template to help you publish the right information on your school website and report to your school community about your COVID-19 catch-up premium spending. Plus see examples of catch-up premium reports from other schools.
  • Coronavirus catch-up premium: summary You can continue to carry forward any unspent coronavirus catch-up premium into 2022/23. Understand how you can use it (including details of the simplified 2022/23 National Tutoring Programme) and how you'll be held accountable for your spending.
  • Devolved formula capital funding Devolved formula capital (DFC) is a source of capital funding for maintained schools and academies. Learn about how much your school will get, how it's allocated and the rules you need to follow when spending it.
  • Primary PE and sport premium: summary Find out the payment dates and allocations for 2021/22 and learn about carrying over unspent funding due to coronavirus.
  • School-led tutoring grant: summary Find out your requirements for using the school-led tutoring grant (part of the National Tutoring Programme). Learn which pupils and subjects to prioritise for catch-up, how to maximise its impact, and who you can deploy as tutors.
  • Service pupil premium (SPP) funding The service pupil premium (SPP) provides schools with funding to support pupils with parents in the regular armed forces. Find out which pupils are eligible, how you can identify them and understand how your school can spend the premium.
  • Trust capacity fund: who is eligible and how to apply The fund is primarily for trusts to take on underperforming schools in areas of higher need. Find out if you're eligible, how much you could get, and how to apply. Next deadline is 30 June 2022.
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  • Universal infant free school meals (UIFSM): eligibility and funding Find out how your school is funded for providing universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) and the rules on spending the grant.
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  • Post-16 funding in 2022/23 Find out how sixth forms are funded in the 2022/23 academic year under the current funding formula. You'll also find information about the 16 to 19 bursary fund.
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  • Pre-16 funding
    • EYFS: funding entitlements Get to grips with the funding you're entitled to for 3- and 4-year-olds in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS). Understand the difference between universal and additional entitlements when it comes to the early years national funding formula (EYNFF).
    • Free school meals (FSM): funding Mainstream schools should use their core budget allocations to provide FSM to pre-16 pupils, and can receive funding for disadvantaged post-16 pupils. Find out how much you'll get and learn how FSM are funded in special schools.
    • Funding for pupils with SEN Get to grips with how provision for pupils with special educational needs (SEN) is funded in your school.
    • How academies are funded Find out how your general annual grant (GAG) funding is calculated, and what government funding you're entitled to on top of your GAG.
    • How alternative provision is funded Find out how pupil referral units (PRUs), and alternative provision (AP) academies and free schools are funded from the 'high needs block'.
    • How maintained schools are funded Get to grips with how maintained mainstream schools are funded in 2021-22. Find out about the national funding formula (NFF), as well as the other streams of funding that feed into your school's budget.
    • How special schools are funded Learn how special schools receive their funding, including how place funding and top-up funding are allocated.
    • National funding formula: a summary Learn which factors are included in the national funding formula (NFF), and what the current transitional state of the NFF means for your school.
    • School census: determining funding allocations Data you submit in census returns is used to determine your school's funding. Read on to see which funding data is collected on each census return. Also learn how to address errors in census returns.
    • Top-up funding for pupils with high needs Find out about top-up funding for pupils with high needs, including how you can access it and what you can spend it on.
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  • Pupil premium
    • Early years pupil premium (EYPP) If you have early years provision, some of your 3 and 4-year-old pupils may be eligible for the EYPP. See who's eligible and how much funding you can receive.
    • How to report on the pupil premium Learn about your pupil premium reporting requirements for 2022-23, and see examples of other schools' published strategy statements.
    • Pupil premium Read our one-minute summary of the pupil premium and download it to share with your colleagues.
    • Pupil premium: allocation and payment dates Find out how the pupil premium is allocated and when you'll receive your payments.
    • Pupil premium: case study templates and guidance Read advice on using case studies to show how you're spending your pupil premium, and download our templates to help you write them.
    • Pupil premium: eligibility and funding rates Understand which pupils are eligible for pupil premium funding and how the categories are defined. You can also check the amount allocated for 2022-23.
    • Pupil premium grant: looked-after children Learn which pupils are eligible for looked-after children (LAC) pupil premium funding, known as 'pupil premium plus', how this funding is allocated, and how the spending is managed by a virtual school head (VSH).
    • Pupil premium grant: previously looked-after children Previously looked-after children are entitled to £2,410 a year in pupil premium funding, known as 'pupil premium plus'. Find out who is eligible, how to prove eligibility, and how this funding can be spent.
    • Pupil premium: monitoring checklist Feel confident as pupil premium lead with our list of everything you need to do, including what data you should monitor, how you should report back to your governing board and how to track pupil progress.
    • Pupil premium: spending audit If you want to make sure your pupil premium funding is being spent effectively, do some auditing. Find tips on what the audit should include and examples of audits from schools.
    • Spending the pupil premium Read guidance on how you must allocate pupil premium funds, including FAQs on what you can and can't spend it on. Download and distribute our intervention request form to help you make sure your funding is spent effectively.
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