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  • Post-16 funding in 2023/24 Find out how sixth forms are funded in the 2023/24 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 receive 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), 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. 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
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