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Dedicated schools grant (DSG): 2017 to 2018

How much funding local authorities are getting for their schools budget for the 2017 to 2018 financial year.

Documents

Dedicated schools grant allocations: 2017 to 2018 (updated July 2018)

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Dedicated schools grant allocations: 2017 to 2018 (updated July 2018)

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Dedicated schools grant: pupil number tool (updated July 2018)

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Details

The dedicated schools grant (DSG) gives local authorities money to fund the schools that they manage.

The allocations document gives a breakdown of how much DSG funding local authorities are getting for the 2017 to 2018 financial year.

The pupil number tool will help local authorities view how many pupils there are in their area.

The conditions of grant document explains the conditions that local authorities must meet to be able to receive DSG funding.

The technical note explains how we calculated these DSG allocations.

The pupil number information explains what pupil numbers we used to calculate these DSG allocations.

More information on school funding arrangements for 2017 to 2018 is available. You can also read the written ministerial statement issued on 20 December 2016.

Published 20 December 2016
Last updated 24 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. We have updated the pupil number tool to reflect the allocations, which were updated in July 2018.
  2. Early years block funding for three and four-year-olds, disadvantaged two-year-olds, and EYPP, updated to take account of January 2018 census figures.
  3. We've updated the 2017 to 2018 DSG allocations with the latest position, at March 2018.
  4. We've updated DSG allocations 2017 to 2018
  5. We've updated DSG allocations 2017 to 2018
  6. Allocations for the maintained nursery school element of the dedicated schools grant have been updated to reflect the January 2017 census data and outcome of the data assurance exercise on 2016 to 2017 section 251 budget returns. Allocations for the disability access fund element of the dedicated schools grant have been updated based on the disability living allowance claimant data from November 2016.
  7. We've updated the pupil number tool with January 2017 schools census data.
  8. We have updated the published DSG allocations with the latest position, at July 2017.
  9. Dedicated schools grant (DSG): 2017 to 2018 financial year allocations updated with position at March 2017.
  10. Publication of updated pupil number tool.
  11. Updated to include the pupil number tool document.
  12. First published.