New School Funding Arrangements 2006-07: The School Perspective

Caroline Gulliver, Mary Atkinson, Jenny Murfield, Emily Lamont

01 June 2006

The local authority perspective

This report examines the implications of the new school funding arrangements to be introduced in 2006-07, focusing in particular on issues and support for schools. The main proposals include guaranteed multi-year budgets for schools, the introduction of a new ring-fenced Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) and the bringing together of the Standards Fund and the School Standards Grant into a new Single Standards Grant.