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 DfE Review of National Funding for the Mainstream Formula from April 2014

See the Department for Education website for more information (External Website)

 DfE National Funding Changes Mainstream Formula Simplification From April 2013

The consultation model detailing the potential issues by school both prior to and after the MFG protection together with a covering technical note is attached (PDF 38 KB).

This has previously been circulated to all schools in mid September 2012 in support of the formal consultation and recent Area Briefing Meetings. This is the position using the 2011 data from the DfE and so will be updated for 2013-14 using the recent October 2012 census.

There is also a letter from the DfE (PDF 524 KB) detailing two assurances that the a review of the arrangements will take place in 2013 and that the MFG will continue to operate after the 2 year period to support their goal of a consistent national formula.

 DfE National School Funding Consultation on School Funding Reform: Proposals for a Fairer System

Please find attached the formal response from Worcestershire County Council and the Worcestershire Schools Forum as agreed by the County Council Cabinet at its meeting on 29th September 2011

 DfE National School Funding Consultation on School Funding Reform: Proposals for a Fairer System

Responses to the consultation should be returned to the DfE by Tuesday 11th October 2011

Please find documents relating to the DfE National School Funding Consultation launched by the DfE on 19th July 2011.

Replies should be returned to the DfE by Tuesday 11th October 2011

These documents are also available by logging into EduLink through Leadership and Management Consultations and is also in the e-black bag.

 Consultation on School Funding 2011-12: Introducing a Pupil Premium

On 26th July 2010 the DfE issued a further school funding consultation document for 2011-12. The details are available on: -http://www.education.gov.uk/consultations/

The main key aspects are: -

All these issues will be considered by the Worcestershire Schools Forum (WSF) at its scheduled meeting on 8th October 2010.

The consultation closes on 18th October 2010 and you are encouraged to respond in order to support the continued case for Fairer Funding for Worcestershire Schools.

 DfE Funding Consultation for 2008 to 2011

Thank you for your continuing support.