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Schools Finance


​The School Finance Officers (SFO) are

Laura Britton, Claire Paines​, 

Matt Callicott and Deb Luter.​

​​This website provides useful advice, guidance and support for Headteachers, Senior Leaders, School Business Managers and Finance staff in schools and academies who subscribe to our service.

Subscribers will have a login to access much of the information.​

Email address: 

Monday to Thursday​: 8.30am to 4.30pm

Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm

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​​​​​HCSS helpline: 0845 340 4546 

 Financial Systems Helpdesk: 01454 865167 or 5180

​Schools Finance Helpline: Due to Covid, all SFO's are working from home and can be contacted via their direct line.  

The Schools Finance helpline is not currently available but you can contact

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Wednesday's Weekly

You can find each edition under 'Information & Guidance', 'Newsletters'

No 06​/2021 26 May ​- ​budget submissions, Integra insurance claim forms, training courses, half term​

No 05​/2021 19 May ​- ​budget submissions, support staff pay offer, publishing budgets, uploading budgets, request for payment, Integra insurance claim forms

No 04/2021 12 May ​- ​budget submissions, upcoming training courses

No 03/2021 05 May ​- ​budget submissions, sickness claim forms, school uniform

No 02/2021 28 April - ​budget submissions, change in conditions re Covid catch up grant, DFC allocations for 21/22.

No 01/2021 21 April - ​Schools Finance team, budget submissions, school meals during Covid-19 & FSM reimbursement, mass testing funding, VAT update, Civica & ransomware attack, Stripe payments, detail codes, detail code 9220.