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Maintained schools with sixth-form funding: assurance guidance

Education and Skills Funding Agency guide for local authorities on assurance for maintained schools with sixth-form funding.

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This document is a guide for local authorities on gaining assurance over the funding provided for local authority-maintained institutions with sixth forms in the 2016 to 2017 academic year.

It is not mandatory for local authorities to follow the guide; local authority chief financial officers must determine whether and how any work should be undertaken to enable them to make their grant returns to the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

The templates at Annex B are also available in Microsoft Word and in open document format.

Published 10 March 2014
Last updated 5 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated assurance guide for local authorities
  2. The Education Funding Agency has published a guide for local authorities on gaining assurance for sixth-form funding provided in the 2014 to 2015 academic year.
  3. First published.