The schools financial benchmarking service provided by the Department for Education (DfE) allows schools to identify other schools that are similar to their own and compare their:
- Staffing structures
The tool enables schools to select multiple schools or trusts and add them to a “benchmark basket”. Clicking “View benchmark charts” allows schools to view comparisons of these other schools across 4 main areas.
Within these areas there are charts covering more specific aspects. For example, for expenditure you can see charts focusing on expenditure in areas such as:
- Supplies and services
The data currently on the financial benchmarking service is based on 2018-19 data.
Wellstead Primary School does not have any member of staff that is paid in excess of £100,000