Decision details

Early Years Block Funding Settlement 2023-24

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To inform Cabinet of the Early Years settlement of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) and the related decisions of the Schools Forum, and to seek approval to the Early Years funding formula for 2023-24.




1)    Note the national Early years funding rates for 2023-24;


2)    Note the changes in the Teachers Pay Grant and Teachers Pension Employer Contributions funding arrangements and funding rates for 2023-24;


3)    Approve the changes to the Early Years Single Funding Formula allocations for 2023-24 as set out in section 4.2 of the report; and


4)    Note the central Early Years budgets approved by the Schools Forum.

Report author: Shelley Kerslake

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 16/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 24/03/2023

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