Schools - financial information

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌‌We are required, under Section 251 of the 'Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009', to prepare and publish a budget statement for the year. The statement gives details about schools and local authority funding and expenditure.

For more information, email

Schools financial information

Opening and closing the spreadsheets

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Section 251 Budget Statement


Previous Years S251 Budget Statement.

Section 251 Outturn Statement


Previous Years S251 Outturn Statement.

School Budgets

2019-20 School and Nursery Budgets

2018-19 School and Nursery Budgets

 Previous Years School Budgets.

Scheme for funding schools

The 'Scheme for Funding Schools' is our policy governing schools' finance.

Download the scheme and its supporting documents for more information:

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