Total schools budgeted expenditure per pupil
This amount includes the money retained by the local authority for central funding.
2020–21 = £6594 per pupil (2019–20 = £6147, 2018–19 = £5801)
An increase of 7.3%, compared to 6.0% the previous year
Ranked 4th for funding per pupil from Welsh Government for schools budgets, up from 6th the previous year
% 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 Isle of Anglesey in 2020–21 = 82% (2019–20 = 81.6%) 16th highest in Wales, no change from previous year
Rate excluding home to school transport in 2020–21 = 85.5% (2019-20 = 84.8%) 18th highest in Wales, no change from previous year
How has this changed over time? How does Isle of Anglesey compare to other local authorities?
Per pupil funding of schools in Isle of Anglesey
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 9th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for all school types.
Ranks 9th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for primary schools.
Ranks 5th in 2019–20 for average delegated school budget per pupil for secondary schools.
School reserves in Isle of Anglesey
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 over a school marker to find out how much money is involved.
How have financial reserves in Isle of Anglesey changed
Isle of Anglesey's primary school sector has an average per pupil surplus of £170.98, ranking 14th in Wales. Twelve of 43 primary schools were in deficit at the end of 2018–19.
Isle of Anglesey's secondary school sector has gone into deficit from surplus and the average per pupil is -£69.54 (18th in Wales). At the end of 2018–19, three out of five secondary schools were in deficit.
Isle of Anglesey's one special school is in deficit at a level of -£662 per pupil. It went into deficit in 2018–19.