Pupils: Per Capita Costs

Education written question – answered on 25th April 2013.

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Photo of Graham Brady Graham Brady Chair, Conservative Party 1922 Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Education which 50 maintained (a) secondary and (b) primary schools, including voluntary-aided or controlled schools had the (i) highest and (ii) lowest per pupil funding in the most recent year for which figures are available; what the amount of that spending is in each such case; and in which local authority area each school is.

Photo of David Laws David Laws The Minister of State, Cabinet Office, The Minister for Schools

Based on published school level budget shares from local authorities' Section 251 budget returns for 2012-13, and using pupil numbers from the January 2012 Annual School Census, the 50 highest funded maintained secondary schools are in the following table. These figures do not include funding retained centrally by local authorities.

The 50 highest funded maintained secondary schools are in the following table.

50 Highest Funded Secondary Schools 2012-13
LA No. LA School Name Estab Budget Share per pupil (£)
877 Warrington Woolston Community High School 4204 17042
356 Stockport Offerton School 4031 12422
211 Tower Hamlets Sir John Cass Foundation and Redcoat Church of England Secondary School 4722 12172
309 Haringey Heartlands High School 4705 11350
888 Lancashire Hameldon Community College 4802 11054
919 Hertfordshire The Heathcote School 4061 11014
211 Tower Hamlets Bishop Challoner Catholic Collegiate Girls School 4726 10886
211 Tower Hamlets Mulberry School for Girls 4242 10843
888 Lancashire Skerton Community High School 4005 10786
211 Tower Hamlets Morpeth School 4150 10178
810 Kingston upon Hull City of David Lister School 4130 10124
211 Tower Hamlets George Green's School 4505 10039
208 Lambeth Charles Edward Brooke School 4509 9897
919 Hertfordshire Francis Bacon School 5402 9791
211 Tower Hamlets St Paul's Way Trust School 4277 9340
210 Southwark St Saviour's and St Olave's Church of England School 4680 9269
211 Tower Hamlets Central Foundation Girls' School 4507 9234
815 North Yorkshire Northallerton College 4503 9189
205 Hammersmith and Fulham Henry Compton Secondary School 4106 9132
204 Hackney The Urswick School - A Church of England Secondary School 4697 9089
358 Trafford Lostock College 4015 9025
211 Tower Hamlets Raine's Foundation School 5400 9006
815 North Yorkshire Settle College 4205 8905
881 Essex Sawyers Hall College 5425 8817
211 Tower Hamlets Oaklands School 4296 8747
211 Tower Hamlets Bow School of Maths and Computing 4024 8666
204 Hackney Haggerston School 4283 8639
886 Kent The Malling School 5425 8497
211 Tower Hamlets Langdon Park Community School 4105 8469
933 Somerset Brymore School 5401 8397
211 Tower Hamlets Swanlea School 4297 8371
204 Hackney Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls School 4318 8262
210 Southwark St Michael's Catholic College 5403 8237
815 North Yorkshire Whitby Community College 4039 8235
210 Southwark Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Secondary School 5405 8230
204 Hackney Cardinal Pole Roman Catholic School 4714 8226
208 Lambeth Lilian Baylis Technology School 4321 8203
202 Camden South Camden Community School 4196 8170
919 Hertfordshire The Astley Cooper School 4499 8147
808 Stockton-on-Tees Bishopsgarth School 4105 8136
211 Tower Hamlets Stepney Green Mathematics and Computing College 4276 8120
213 Westminster St George RC School 4809 8118
213 Westminster St Augustine's CofE High School 4723 8105
392 North Tyneside Norham Community Technology College 4008 8103
204 Hackney Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form 4310 8081
383 Leeds City of Leeds School 4031 7994
351 Bury Radcliffe Riverside School 4801 7936
209 Lewisham Conisborough College 4249 7919
358 Trafford Broadoak School 4012 7891
204 Hackney Our Lady's Convent Roman Catholic High School 4641 7886

The 50 lowest funded maintained secondaries are listed as follows:

50 Lowest Funded Secondary Schools 2012-13
LA No. LA School Name Estab Budget Share per pupil (£)
815 North Yorkshire Settle Middle School 4220 2201
302 Barnet The Henrietta Barnett School 4752 2585
302 Barnet St Michael's Catholic Grammar School 5404 2690
302 Barnet Finchley Catholic High School 5405 2708
302 Barnet St James' Catholic High School 5407 2716
302 Barnet Copthall School 4210 2840
815 North Yorkshire Ingleton Middle School 4201 2988
925 Lincolnshire Spalding Grammar School 4603 3013
929 Northumberland Ponteland Middle School 4150 3070
925 Lincolnshire Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Horncastle 5411 3099
815 North Yorkshire Raincliffe School 4071 3102
302 Barnet Friern Barnet School 4003 3129
925 Lincolnshire Kesteven and Grantham Girls' School 4004 3139
925 Lincolnshire The Queen Elizabeth's High School, Gainsborough 4065 3154
925 Lincolnshire Spalding High School 4027 3156
925 Lincolnshire Boston High School 4022 3173
925 Lincolnshire The Boston Grammar School 5424 3183
836 Poole Broadstone Middle School 4181 3228
302 Barnet St Mary's CofE High School 5403 3259
925 Lincolnshire The King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth 5405 3259
302 Barnet Bishop Douglass School Finchley 5408 3339
929 Northumberland Richard Coates Church of England Middle School 4800 3367
925 Lincolnshire The Skegness Grammar School 5400 3373
929 Northumberland St Joseph's Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Middle School 4654 3399
835 Dorset St Michael's Church of England Voluntary Aided Middle School, Colehill 4604 3402
929 Northumberland Corbridge Middle School 4079 3440
835 Dorset Emmanuel Middle Church of England Voluntary Aided School 4614 3457
835 Dorset St Mary's Church of England Middle School, Puddletown 4802 3465
929 Northumberland Ovingham Middle School 4199 3479
935 Suffolk St Louis Catholic Middle School 4602 3480
935 Suffolk St James CofE VA Middle School 4601 3487
935 Suffolk Beyton Middle School 4011 3490
929 Northumberland Highfield Middle School 4198 3500
835 Dorset Lockyer's Middle School 4034 3505
865 Wiltshire St John's Marlborough 5405 3506
885 Worcestershire St John's CofE Foundation Middle School 5404 3527
879 Plymouth Plymouth High School for Girls 4155 3538
835 Dorset St Osmund's Church of England Voluntary Aided Middle School, Dorchester 4606 3549
929 Northumberland Meadowdale Middle School 4168 3591
835 Dorset Cranborne Middle School 4020 3593
822 Bedford Borough Marston Vale Middle School 4035 3603
392 North Tyneside Valley Gardens Middle School 4026 3649
929 Northumberland Hexham Middle School 4441 3655
835 Dorset Ferndown Middle School 4184 3670
835 Dorset Allenbourn Middle School 4029 3680
935 Suffolk Stowmarket Middle School 4061 3699
935 Suffolk Ixworth Middle School 4015 3706
822 Bedford Borough Daubeney Middle School 4098 3710
885 Worcestershire Walkwood CofE Middle School 4579 3711
935 Suffolk Bacton Community Middle School 4054 3714

The 50 highest funded maintained primary schools are listed as follows:

50 Highest Funded Primary Schools 2012-13
LA No. LA School Name Estab Budget Share per pupil (£)
929 Northumberland Cornhill First School 2376 44583
878 Devon West and East Putford School 2250 23900
860 Staffordshire Flash CofE (C) Primary School 3157 20697
929 Northumberland Holy Island Church of England First School 3447 20226
929 Northumberland Netherton Northside First School 2189 19372
929 Northumberland Kielder Community First School 2254 17336
929 Northumberland Branton Community First School 2053 16649
888 Lancashire Winmarleigh Church of England Primary School 3550 16571
865 Wiltshire Lypiatt Primary School 2029 16389
893 Shropshire Hopton Wafers CofE (Controlled) Primary School 3132 16273
855 Leicestershire Somerby Primary School 2094 15875
840 Durham Wearhead Primary School 2324 13275
888 Lancashire Out Rawcliffe Church of England Primary School 3567 13055
840 Durham Forest of Teesdale Primary School 2410 12964
811 East Riding of Yorkshire Langtoft Primary School 2737 12857
815 North Yorkshire Gunnerside Methodist Primary School 3207 11765
926 Norfolk The King George VI School, Great Bircham 3099 11748
830 Derbyshire Stoney Middleton CofE (C) Primary School 3093 11675
888 Lancashire Bleasdale Church of England Primary School 3517 11542
926 Norfolk Ten Mile Bank Primary School 2198 11299
826 Milton Keynes Emberton School 2035 11037
850 Hampshire Ampfield Church of England Primary School 3003 11026
888 Lancashire Pinfold Primary School 2156 10856
815 North Yorkshire Rosedale Abbey Community Primary School 2098 10538
929 Northumberland Linton First School 2105 10503
878 Devon Membury Primary School 2052 10498
830 Derbyshire Hartington CofE Primary School 3041 10070
341 Liverpool Phoenix Primary School 3026 10054
830 Derbyshire Biggin CofE Primary School 3040 10039
908 Cornwall Garras Community Primary School 2114 10009
815 North Yorkshire Goathland Primary School 2043 9946
826 Milton Keynes Sherington Church of England School 3005 9919
393 South Tyneside Fellgate Primary School 2085 9908
888 Lancashire Ormskirk Lathom Park Church of England Primary School 3029 9905
826 Milton Keynes Stoke Goldington Church of England School 3006 9902
888 Lancashire Melling St Wilfrid Church of England Primary School 3535 9867
830 Derbyshire Elton CofE Primary School 3033 9783
888 Lancashire Thorneyholme Roman Catholic Primary School, Dunsop Bridge 3810 9782
815 North Yorkshire St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Bishop Thornton 3370 9711
815 North Yorkshire Luttons Community Primary School 2406 9684
888 Lancashire Bolton by Bowland Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 3809 9629
878 Devon Charleton Church of England Primary School 3104 9625
878 Devon Clyst Honiton Church of England Primary School 3005 9609
919 Hertfordshire Anstey First School 2223 9607
878 Devon Highampton Community Primary School 2255 9583
850 Hampshire Froxfield Church of England Infant School 3062 9575
916 Gloucestershire Coopers Edge School 2185 9529
888 Lancashire Holmeswood Methodist School 3147 9413
840 Durham Rookhope Primary School 2321 9410
935 Suffolk Monks Eleigh Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School 3047 9299

The 50 lowest funded maintained primaries are listed as follows:

LA No. LA School Name Estab Budget Share per pupil (£)
50 Lowest Funded Primary Schools        
893 Shropshire Whitchurch CofE Infant School 3121 1576
893 Shropshire Sundorne Infant School 2098 1722
893 Shropshire Market Drayton Infant School 2070 1738
302 Barnet Beis Yaakov Primary School 2079 1894
302 Barnet Akiva School 3520 1906
302 Barnet St Mary's CofE Primary School 3311 1914
391 Newcastle upon Tyne Wharrier Street Primary School 2950 1916
302 Barnet Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School 3510 1918
302 Barnet Rosh Pinah Primary School 3512 1951
302 Barnet Foulds School 2025 1986
302 Barnet Trent CofE Primary School 3316 2026
302 Barnet Osidge Primary School 5201 2031
302 Barnet Menorah Primary School 3513 2041
302 Barnet Brookland Junior School 2007 2046
302 Barnet St Catherine's RC School 3504 2050
302 Barnet Frith Manor Primary School 2026 2064
302 Barnet Christ Church Primary School 3302 2078
302 Barnet Garden Suburb Infant School 2028 2081
302 Barnet Danegrove Primary School 2073 2091
893 Shropshire Ludlow Infant School 2065 2092
302 Barnet Menorah Foundation School 5949 2095
302 Barnet Garden Suburb Junior School 2027 2104
302 Barnet St John's CofE Junior Mixed and Infant School 3307 2112
302 Barnet St Vincent's Catholic Primary School 3506 2120
302 Barnet St Mary's and St John's CofE Primary School 3521 2121
302 Barnet Cromer Road Primary School 2017 2123
302 Barnet Woodridge Primary School 2054 2124
302 Barnet Brookland Infant and Nursery School 2008 2131
302 Barnet St Andrew's CofE Voluntary Aided Primary School, Totteridge 3315 2131
302 Barnet Monken Hadley CofE Primary School 3305 2131
302 Barnet St Theresa's RC School 3507 2136
302 Barnet St Agnes RC School 3502 2166
302 Barnet The Annunciation RC Junior School 3514 2174
893 Shropshire Ifton Heath Primary School 2056 2175
302 Barnet Monkfrith Primary School 2042 2180
302 Barnet Holly Park Primary School 2032 2194
302 Barnet Holy Trinity CofE Primary School 3304 2195
302 Barnet All Saints' CofE Primary School N20 3317 2202
302 Barnet Parkfield Primary School 2000 2213
302 Barnet St Paul's CofE Primary School NW7 3314 2213
302 Barnet Church Hill School 2011 2214
302 Barnet Hasmonean Primary School 3516 2216
302 Barnet Mathilda Marks-Kennedy Jewish Primary School 5948 2218
302 Barnet Moss Hall Infant School 2044 2228
302 Barnet Our Lady of Lourdes RC School 3501 2234
302 Barnet St Joseph's RC Junior School 3509 2237
893 Shropshire The Wilfred Owen School 2139 2247
302 Barnet St Mary's CofE Primary School, East Barnet 3312 2261
302 Barnet Martin Primary School 3523 2265
302 Barnet The Annunciation RC Infant School 3500 2267

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