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7 April 2020

DfE makes additional funding available to schools to cover exceptional COVID-19 costs

Sub-theme: Education

Introduced by

Department for Education

Targeted at

Schools

Timings

Published on 7 April 2020. Support until end of 2019–2020 summer term. Guidance is updated on 24 June 2020

Stated aims

To cover costs related to COVID-19

Summary

This Department for Education guidance sets out the financial support put in place for schools up to the end of the 2019–2020 summer term. Funding is available for all state-funded mainstream and special schools, and alternative provision, and is available to cover costs relating to specific items (eg increased premises-related costs; support for free school meals for eligible children who are not attending school, where those costs are not covered by the national voucher scheme; additional cleaning).

Source(s)

Gov.uk guidance