Academies and dedicated schools grant: recoupment

Information about how we calculate the adjustment of the dedicated schools grant allocation

Applies to England



Recoupment is the method we use to adjust a local authority’s dedicated schools grant (DSG) allocation, when maintained schools convert to academy status.

Read the guidance to see how and when we calculate and make the adjustments in each financial year.

Published 28 January 2021
Last updated 2024 AprilJanuary 20222023 + show all updates
  1. We have added the academies and dedicated schools grant recoupment calculation guidance for 2023 to 2024; the now obsolete guidance for 2020 to 2021 and 2021 to 2022 have been removed.

  2. Added "Academies and dedicated schools grant 2022 to 2023: calculation of recoupment"

  3. First published.