Guidance

State-funded boarding schools: managing boarding provision

How state-funded boarding schools should manage and charge for the boarding provision they offer.

Detail

This advice is for state-funded boarding schools, including:

It explains the concept of full cost recovery (FCR) and helps schools understand how to set the right fees for the boarding provision they offer.

Departmental advice helps you understand how to comply with the law or explains what our policies mean in practice. You do not have to follow the advice.