Consultation outcome

Schools national funding formula

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Detail of outcome

Summary of the responses we received, along with the government’s response outlining the next steps.

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Original consultation


We're seeking views on proposals for a national funding formula to make the distribution of schools funding fairer.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

We invite your views on the:

  • rules and structure of the formula
  • role of local authorities

We are also consulting on proposals to introduce a high needs national funding formula.

Published 7 March 2016
Last updated 14 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added government response to the consultation.

  2. First published.