Special Provision Fund
High Needs Provision Capital Allocation
In March 2022, the DfE announced the allocation of High Needs Provision Capital Allocation (HNPCA) grants for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 financial years.
As part of the assurance arrangements for this grant, DfE requested that each local authority: 'complete and return a short grant assurance data return at an appropriate interval, to provide details on the projects they intend to fund using HNPCA.
In line with DfE requirements, the original template form returned on the 1st October 2022 and the updated form returned on the 7 November 2023 showing the projects being delivered under this funding can be downloaded below.
- High Needs Provision Capital Allocations - Assurance Data Return 06 Nov 2023
- High Needs Provision Capital Allocations - Assurance Data Return 03 October 2022
The Department for Education (DfE) has allocated Newham £3,803,265 Special Provision Capital Funding over three financial years (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21) towards investment in improving the quality and range of provision for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities through:
- Creating new (additional) places at good or outstanding provision
- Improving facilities or developing new facilities.
Allocation of Special Provision Fund 2018/19 to 2020/21
Following consultation with interested parties and a key decision, Newham identified projects that will be delivered under this funding.
The Officer Key Decision Report 25 July 2019 provides further details of these.
In line with DfE requirements, an updated spreadsheet showing the projects delivered under this funding can be downloaded below.
The Officer Key Decision Report 14 March 2018 allocated funding for the initial allocation of £746,760 for 2018/19 and proposed projects:
Further information on the Special Provision Fund from the DfE is available:
GOV.UK guidance on SEND provision capital funding for pupils with EHC plans
Find out what support is available in Newham if your child has special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).