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Julie Kelsall

Head of Customer Management

National Tutoring Programme: Phase 3 updates

Everything you need to know about the NTP this year

After rigorous due diligence, Tute is delighted to start its third year as an approved Tuition Partner. 

There have been some changes to the programme this year, with the DfE’s aim being to simplify the process for schools. 

£349 million of funding is going directly to schools to give you the freedom to decide on the best tuition provision for your students. A priority of NTP is to embed tutoring as a permanent method of addressing low attainment and educational inequality. 

You can spend your funding on  

  • Tuition partners (such as Tute) 
  • Academic mentors 
  • School-led tutoring 

Funding allocation 

  • Mainstream schools receive £162 per pupil premium eligible pupil 
  • Non-mainstream schools receive £423 per pupil premium eligible pupil 

A maximum hourly per pupil rate is applied: 

  • £18 for mainstream schools, of which the DfE subsidy will be £10.80 (60%) 
  • £47 for non-mainstream schools, of which the DfE subsidy will be £28.20 (60%) 

Pupil Premium 
This year there is no set target percentage for pupil premium. 


  • English 
  • Maths
  • Science 


  • English 
  • Maths 
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Modern foreign languages 

How many students/lessons? 

  • 1:3, 1:4, 1:5, 1:6 
  • 12-15 hours is recommended (16/19 Tute lessons) 

For more information: 
National Tutoring Programme: guidance for schools 2022 to 2023 

To find out how much funding you’ve been allocated: 
National Tutoring Programme allocations for 2022 to 2023 

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