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Pupils: West Yorkshire

Question for Department for Education

UIN 8766, tabled on 27 May 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 26 May 2021 to Question 537, how the figures provided in that Answer compare to the average per pupil funding for (a) primary and (b) secondary schools throughout West Yorkshire.

Answered on

10 June 2021

The schools block funding allocated to schools for the 2021-22 financial year in each West Yorkshire local authority is as follows:

Local Authority

Primary funding per pupil

Secondary funding per pupil

Bradford

£4,596.16

£6,042.03

Calderdale

£4,593.96

£5,799.59

Kirklees

£4,573.93

£5,856.52

Leeds

£4,548.03

£5,961.28

Wakefield

£4,502.36

£5,755.73

The schools block funding allocated to the Yorkshire and Humber region is £4,567.07 per primary pupil and £5,858.44 per secondary pupil.

Further information on school funding statistics can be found at the following link, for which the latest available figures are for the 2020-21 financial year: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/school-funding-statistics/2020-21#dataDownloads-1.