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Schools funding

The Government are seeking views on proposals to introduce a national funding formula for schools. The consultation sets out how they plan to deliver a fair, transparent funding system where the amount of funding children attract for their schools is based on need and is consistent across the country.

This is the first of 2 planned consultations. At this stage the Government are seeking views on:

  • the principles that underpin the formula
  • the pupil characteristics and school factors we include in the formula

Devon County Council finance officials are meeting with head teachers this week to develop a draft response, however staff, governors, and parents can also respond to the Government consultation.


Contact information: Phone: 0370 000 2288