Section 251 Budget and Outturn Statements - Archive 2011-12
Local authorities (LAs) are required under section 251 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 to prepare and submit annually to the Secretary of State separate budget and outturn statements about their planned and actual expenditure for their education and children’s social care functions.
Section 251 replaces Section 52 of the School Standards and Framework Act 1998 in England. Section 52 still applies in Wales.
The statements are the primary means of informing schools and the public in general about LA funding and expenditure plans. The statements are intended to give detailed information on each LA's planned expenditure on their education and children’s social care functions in a form which allows benchmarking, by schools forums and authorities.
Outturn Statement 2011-2012
Budget Statement 2011-2012
The Schools Budget Summary Table.
This table provides an account of the main sources of funding available to LAs to support their Schools Budget, including any additional funding provided by the authority.
Table 1 – LEA Level Information.
This table shows expenditure on “Schools Block” activities and “LEA Block” activities. The Schools Block includes delegated and devolved expenditure and undelegated expenditure.
Table 2 – School Level Information.
This table gives a breakdown of each school’s allocation, broken down by DfE categories.
Table 3a Mainstream – Details of Allocations to Primary and Secondary Schools.
This table gives details of allocations to primary and secondary schools, broken down by what generates the allocations (eg, pupil numbers, floor area etc) as opposed to the label on the budget share (eg, teacher staffing, energy etc).
Table 3b Special – Details of Allocations to Special Schools.
This table gives details of allocations to special schools, broken down by what generates the allocations (eg, pupil numbers, floor area etc) as opposed to the label on the budget share (eg, teacher staffing, energy etc).
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