“The following questions relate to school funding and expenditure for financial years: 2014-15 to 2016-17:-
What was the high needs funding block income for each year?
Total working budget on High Needs (after recoupment from EFA and other in year virements):
What was the high needs spending for each year?
Total spend on High Needs:-
What was the shortfall in the high needs budget for each year?
If there was a shortfall, how has it been dealt with in each of those three years (2014-15 to 2016-17)?
Please select at least one of the following four options:
- Transfers of funding from other blocks of the Dedicated Schools Grant
- Use of reserves
- Carrying forward overspends
- Other (please state)
Surplus in 2014/5 and 2015/6.
2016/17 – Shortfall of £2.778m. (£1.4m – Use of reserves and £1.378m transfer from other blocks of DSG (surpluses).
What is the projected shortfall in high needs funding for 2017-2018 and, if available, 2018-19?”
2017/18 – Projected Shortfall at month 6 of £2.14m.
2018/19 – Not available