Schools: Finance

Department for Education written question – answered on 9th July 2019.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many mainstream (a) primary and (b) secondary schools received a lump sum payment, and for how many schools that lump sum represented (i) less than one per cent, (ii) 2 to five per cent; (iii) five to 10 per cent, (iv) 10 to 20 per cent, (v) 20 to 30 per cent, (vi) 30 to 40 per cent, and (vii) over 50 per cent of their total income.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The table below shows the number of mainstream schools in England that received a lump sum payment in 2018-19 and the proportion of their total income (from the schools block allocation) this represented.

Primary

Secondary

Number of schools

16,756[1]

3,109

Lump Sum

16,756

3,098

Less than 1%

0

1

1% to 5%

601

2,788

5% to 10%

5,332

230

10% to 20%

7,482

55

20% to 30%

2,060

15

30% to 40%

808

4

40% to 50%

326

4

Over 50%

147

1

[1] In line with the published data the figures exclude two primary schools whose data has been suppressed.

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