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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-34837

Date lodged: 28 January 2021

Question

To ask the Scottish Government how much funding Clackmannanshire Council has received each year in respect of the (a) Attainment Challenge and (b) Pupil Equity Fund, and how many (i) schools and (ii) pupils have been beneficiaries of this funding.

Current status: Answered by John Swinney on 9 February 2021


Answer

The Scottish Government has provided funding in the Clackmannanshire Council area through three of the workstreams in the Scottish Attainment Challenge. They are the Challenge Authorities programme, the Care Experienced Children and Young People Fund and Pupil Equity Funding.

Overall, a total of £14,987,629 has been allocated to Clackmannanshire Council and schools in Clackmannanshire, with 22 schools supported by this funding through Pupil Equity Funding. The Scottish Government does not hold details on the number of pupils who have benefitted from this funding. The table below illustrates year by year allocations and spending.

 

Challenge Authorities

PEF

CECYP Fund [1]

TOTAL ALLOCATION

TOTAL SPEND

SCHOOLS SUPPORTED

15-16 Allocation

£718,000

-

-

£718,000

 

-

15-16 Spend

£482,208

-

-

 

£482,208

 

16-17 Allocation

£1,253,999

-

-

£1,253,999

 

-

16-17 Spend

£1,242,457

-

-

 

£1,242,457

 

17-18 Allocation

£1,548,000

£1,560,000

-

£3,108,000

 

22

17-18 Spend

£1,548,000

£797,855

-

 

£2,345,855

 

18-19 Allocation

£1,576,091

£1,575,120

£114,400

£3,265,211

 

22

18-19 Spend

£1,576,090

£1,656,979 [2]

£114,400

 

£3,347,469

 

19-20 Allocation

£1,576,091

£1,629,240

£177,600

£3,382,931

 

22

19-20 Spend

£1,565,125

TBC

£177,600

 

£1,742,725 [3]

 

20-21 Allocation

£1,571,821

£1,527,827

£159,840

£3,259,488

 

22

20-21 Spend

TBC

TBC

TBC

 

TBC

 
   

TOTAL

£14,987,629

£9,160,714

22

[1] The CECYP fund is allocated over the academic year as opposed to financial year

[2] 18-19 PEF spend includes carry over from 17-18

[3] 19-20 PEF spend is still to be confirmed