Total schools budgeted expenditure per pupil
This amount includes the money retained by the local authority for central funding.
2020–21 = £6316 per pupil (2019–20 = £6015, 2018–19 = £5956)
An increase of 5%, compared to 1.0% the previous year.
Ranked 9th for funding per pupil from Welsh Government for schools budgets, down one from 2019–20
% rate of delegation to schools
"In 2012, local government committed to a target set them by the Welsh Government to delegate 85% of all school funding directly to schools by 2014–15." (School Funding in Wales: Research Briefing, August 2018)
Rate of delegation in Conwy in 2020–21 = 82.7% (2019–20 = 83.5%) 13th highest in Wales, down from 9th the previous year
Rate excluding home to school transport in 2020-21 = 86% (2019-20 = 88%) 16th highest in Wales, down from 9th the previous year
How has this changed over time? How does Conwy compare to other local authorities?
Per pupil funding of schools in Conwy
We have mapped delegated per pupil funding for primary schools and secondary schools across Wales. The colours refer to Welsh averages. Purple indicates a school which receives funding in the top 25% per pupil, grey, the middle 50% and red, the bottom 25%.
Changes in the average delegated school budget per pupil, 2012–20
Ranks 7th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for all school types.
Ranks 11th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for primary schools.
Ranks 6th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for secondary schools.
School reserves in Conwy
The map shows which schools retain reserves within statutory limits (in black) and above statutory limits (in yellow). The statutory limits are £50,000 for a primary school and £100,000 for a secondary school. It also shows which schools are in deficit (in red). All figures are for the end of the financial year 2018–2019. Use the menu on the top left to choose type of school, and hover to find out how much money is involved.
How have financial reserves in Conwy changed
Conwy's primary school sector has a per pupil average surplus of £254.96—7th in Wales—and only one of its 53 primary schools is in deficit.
Conwy's average per pupil surplus for its secondary school sector has declined recently and is now £31.24, which is 10th in Wales. Of its seven secondary schools, one is in deficit.
Conwy's one special school is in surplus with an average per pupil surplus of £557.