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Dedicated schools grant (DSG): 2018 to 2019

Find out how much DSG funding local authorities receive in the 2018 to 2019 financial year.

Documents

Dedicated schools grant allocation tables 2018 to 2019

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DSG 2018 to 2019: conditions of grant

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DSG 2018 to 2019: technical note

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Dedicated schools grant: pupil number tool 2018 to 2019 (July 2019 update)

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Details

Use the allocations tables to see how much funding each local authority receives, and read the conditions of grant to understand how it should be spent.

Read the technical note to understand how we use pupil numbers to calculate these allocations.

To see how many pupils are allocated to each local authority, use the pupil number tool.

Contact the Education and Skills Funding Agency with any queries.

You can also read the written ministerial statement which announced this DSG settlement.

Published 19 December 2017
Last updated 2 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. We have updated the pupil number tool with the January 2019 census data.

  2. We've updated the early years block funding for three and four-year-olds, disadvantaged two-year-olds, and EYPP, to take account of January 2019 census figures. We've also updated the high needs block funding to reflect recent in-year academy converters.

  3. We have updated the published allocations tables to reflect in-year recoupment, and high needs deductions.

  4. We have updated the 2018 to 2019 dedicated schools grant (DSG) allocations to take account of the latest schools block recoupment for schools that converted up to and on 1 January 2019. The updated allocations are for the DSG payments from 5 February 2019 to 5 March 2019. These payments also include the £125 million increase in the high needs block announced in December 2018. We will make a final update for schools block recoupment and high needs place deductions for the final 2018 to 2019 payment on 22 March 2019.

  5. We have updated the published allocations tables to reflect the additional high needs funding announced in December 2018.

  6. We've updated the 2018 to 2019 DSG allocations with the latest position, at November 2018.

  7. We have updated the pupil number tool to reflect the allocations, which were updated in July 2018.

  8. Update for in year recoupment and high needs deductions and early years block updated for data from January 2018 census.

  9. We've updated the 2018 to 2019 DSG allocations to reflect the high needs import and export adjustments, as at June 2018.

  10. We’ve updated the 2018 to 2019 DSG allocations to reflect the updated high needs deductions for unoccupied places.

  11. We've updated the 2018 to 2019 DSG allocations with the latest position, at March 2018.

  12. First published.