Guidance

Voluntary-aided schools: capital scheme

Guidance for proposers bidding for capital funding to help them establish new voluntary-aided schools.

Documents

Establishing a voluntary-aided school: guidance and criteria

Bid form for proposers

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Suitability and declarations: section F form

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Estimated number of primary places needed, 2021 to 2022

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Estimated number of secondary places needed, 2023 to 2024

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Details

The guidance explains how we will assess bids to establish new voluntary-aided schools.

The primary and secondary maps show the potential areas of need and estimated need for school places in local authority districts.

Email va.capitalscheme@education.gov.uk between 10 December 2018 and 4 January 2019 to express interest in the capital scheme.

Use the bid form to apply for capital funding to help open a new voluntary-aided school. Email completed bid forms and any supporting documents by midday on 1 February 2019.

Read more about voluntary-aided schools and capital funding.

Read School organisation: local-authority-maintained schools for statutory guidance on how to open, close or make changes to a local-authority maintained school.

Published 15 November 2018
Last updated 7 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Guidance updated to provide further explanation about 'Different funding routes for opening a new school’ and to correct technical errors in the bid form.
  2. First published.