High Needs Funding - NCC

Type of service:
Local Government Department
Northamptonshire County Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1ED
Telephone number:
01604 363636
Service description:
The key principles for the funding of high needs pupils are:

• Funding for high needs provision is to be arranged on an equivalent basis across different types of providers whether maintained or academy;

• Includes pupils and students with high needs in the school or academy, further education and alternative provision sectors; and

• A ‘place-plus’ approach to funding in specialist settings is being adopted.

Schools and early years settings need to apply using the on-line form by following the weblink.
Age range:
0 - 18 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Age - Early Years (0-5)
  • Age - School (5-18)
  • Age - Adulthood (18-25)
  • SEND descriptors
Referral route:
  • Education or school
  • School referral
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