Education Banding Tool

Allocate top-up funding fairly and accurately for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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Co-developed with Local Authorities and schools

Identify the key barriers to achieving outcomes

Understand the needs of each student to ensure they can reach their potential in any education setting.

A fairer approach to top-up funding

Determine the level of funding using a configurable banding approach based on a student's age, needs and education setting.

Supporting the roll out of personal budgets

Make confident and defensible top-up funding decisions to support the future of personal budgets in education.

Have confidence in your decision-making

Base your decisions on real-time, easy to access information.

  • Track changing needs over time
  • Ensure outcomes are being met
  • Understand your funding
  • Identify funding patterns

Benchmark against other LAs

Compare your configuration decisions with other Local Authorities.

Compatible with leading IT systems

The tools can either be used within our hosted Care Partner platform or embedded into other case management systems, such as Liquidlogic.

What's Included

Funding allocation tool

Estimate top-up funding costs quickly and fairly using our trusted algorithm.

Self-service analytics

Managers and performance staff can easily explore and report on budgets and people.

Digital platform

Option to access the tools via our secure cloud-hosted platform, Care Partner.