Financial Year 2021-22

School funding statistics

Data guidance

Published

Description

— Data files for the 2021-22 edition of School Funding Statistics.

Coverage

— Schools in England, for pupils aged 5-16.

File formats and conventions

— Files are csv format.

Data files

All data files associated with this releases are listed below with guidance on their content. To download any of these files, please visit our data catalogue.

Percentage of mainstream schools receiving funding through the additional pupil-led factors in 2021-22

Filename
20220127_fig2.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2021-22
Content

This data shows the percentage of mainstream schools receiving funding through each of the additional pupil-led factors in 2021-22. These factors are: English as an additional language, free school meals (FSM), FSM ever 6, income deprivation affecting children index (IDACI), looked-after children, mobility and low prior attainment

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
english_as_an_additional_languageEnglish as an additional language
free_school_mealsFree school meals
free_school_meals_ever_6Free school meals ever 6
idaciIDACI
looked-after_childrenLooked-after children
low_prior_attainmentLow prior attainment
mobilityMobility

Revenue funding to state-funded schools in England for pupils aged 5-16, in cash and real terms, 2010-11 to 2022-23

Filename
20220127_tab1_2022.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2010-11 to 2022-23
Content

This data file contains time series data, running from 2010-11 to 2022-23, of revenue funding to state-funded schools in England for pupils aged 5-16. Data is in both cash terms and real terms (2021-22 prices). The data file also contains the GDP deflator index figures used to construct the real terms series.

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
Annual_growth_in_funding_202122terms_%School funding, 2021-22 terms, annual growth in funding, %
Annual_growth_in_funding_cashterms_%School funding, cash terms, annual growth in funding, %
Annual_growth_in_per_pupil_funding_202122terms_%Per pupil funding, 2021-22 terms, annual growth in funding, %
Annual_growth_in_per_pupil_funding_cashterms_%Per pupil funding, cash terms, annual growth in funding, %
Cumulative_growth_in_funding_since_201011_202122terms_%School funding, 2021-22 terms, cumulative growth since 2010-11, %
Cumulative_growth_in_funding_since_201516_202122terms_%School funding, 2021-22 terms, cumulative growth since 2015-16, %
Cumulative_growth_in_per_pupil_funding_since_201011_202122terms_%Per pupil funding, 2021-22 terms, cumulative growth since 2010-11, %
Cumulative_growth_in_per_pupil_funding_since_201516_202122terms_%Per pupil funding, 2021-22 terms, cumulative growth since 2015-16, %
GDP_deflator_indexGDP deflator index
Per_pupil_funding_202122terms_£Per pupil funding, 2021-22 terms, £
Per_pupil_funding_cashterms_£Per pupil funding, cash terms, £
Pupil_number_FTEPupil number, FTE
School_funding_202122terms_£mSchool funding, 2021-22 terms, £m
School_funding_cashterms_£mSchool funding, cash terms, £m
Footnotes
  1. Funding covers the following grants: Dedicated Schools Grant (excluding early years and post-16 high-needs funding); grants outside the DSG to the City of London, Isles of Scilly and City Technology Colleges; pre-16 high-needs funding in non-maintained special schools, special and alternative provision free schools; pupil premium (all pupil ages); schools supplementary grant (reception to year 11); supplementary free school meals grant; teachers' pay grant (reception to year 11); teachers' pension employer contribution grant (TPECG) (reception to year 11).
  2. State-funded schools means all state-funded providers, including mainstream primary and secondary schools, special schools, alternative provision, pupil referral units and non-maintained special schools.
  3. Funding in 2022-23 is based on a combination of published funding allocations, and the budget settlement agreed at the 2021 Spending Review, and some estimates of small-grant and high needs spending.