An improved schools' financial benchmarking service has been launched online by the Department for Education following feedback from users. The service enables LA-maintained schools and academies to compare their performance data and spending levels with schools that share similar characteristics such as:

We will continue to develop and improve the service based on users’ feedback, which can be submitted on the website. For general queries about the service functions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.      

The benchmarking service will help school leaders and governors consider how they can use available resources to have maximum impact in supporting high-quality teaching and ensuring the best possible educational outcomes for their pupils.


Mrs Dawn Boyes