Data set from School finances during the Covid-19 pandemic

Academies' 2018/2021 revenue reserves by phase

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Revenue reserve information for the academic years 2018/19, 2019/20 and 2020/21 for all academies, aggregated by phase, including both a monetary and percentage comparison between each year’s data. The financial figures have the central services per pupil proportion incorporated for each phase breakdown. All data is in nominal terms so does not remove the effects of inflation.

Data set details

Finance and funding
School finances during the Covid-19 pandemic
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Total revenue reserve in 2018/19
  • Total revenue reserve in 2019/20
  • Total revenue reserve in 2020/21
  • Overall phase
Time period

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202021Academic yearNational16 plusEnglandE9200000149766417.778907161377751.585177379232661.307920411611333.806270317854909.722743129466243.529013323.331664854510829.090198421434259.2090908771462
202021Academic yearNationalAll-throughEnglandE9200000182540497.502725495388504.9229943124186059.00768212848007.420268928797554.084688141645561.50495715.565701454422130.189753060849350.4547013465504
202021Academic yearNationalPrimaryEnglandE920000011057403398.5071204649154.562181453062536.05965147245756.055177248413381.497475395659137.55265213.925220617134520.621222416227937.417993748772
202021Academic yearNationalAlternative provisionEnglandE9200000135075704.111298346518703.112026956969080.416088511442999.000728610450377.304061621893376.304790232.623718584291322.464893913518762.4174962684159
202021Academic yearNationalSecondaryEnglandE920000011332667259.555551519441017.360271979743474.92782186773757.804717460302457.567556647076215.37227314.015033119895730.294197162535648.5549720481672

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 10 variables
Variable nameVariable description
gbp_rr_difference_18_19_to_19_20Change in monetary revenue reserve between 2018/19 to 2019/20
gbp_rr_difference_18_19_to_20_21Change in monetary revenue reserve between 2018/19 to 2020/21
gbp_rr_difference_19_20_to_20_21Change in monetary revenue reserve between 2019/20 to 2020/21
overall_phaseOverall phase
rr_difference_18_19_to_19_20Percentage change in revenue reserve between 2018/19 to 2019/20


  1. The academies account return (AAR) data is reported on an academic year basis running from September - August. This is in contrast to the consistent financial reporting (CFR) data for LA maintained schools which is reported on a financial year basis running from April – March.
  2. Due to rounding, some totals and percentages may not correspond to the calculation of individual figures

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