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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 4.30pm
Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm
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Revised budget submissions are due by 30 November 2021
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 email@example.com
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You can find each edition under 'Information & Guidance', 'Newsletters'
No 16/2021 13 Oct - SFO's Oct / Nov, RB checklists, VAT change
No 15/2021 6 Oct - SFO's Oct / Nov, RB checklists, School led tutoring premium, recovery premium funding, sickness claims, authorised signatories form
No 14/2021 22 Sept - training courses, unallocated income, Civica reports
No 13/2021 15 Sept - training courses, SBM financial handbook, UIFSM & PE Grant, Overtime detail codes, overtime or casual, Revised Budgets
No 12/2021 08 Sept - training courses, Recovery Premium funding, PPG, SPP, detail code list, Civica issues, Revised Budgets
No 11/2021 14 July - training courses, message from Internal Audit, VAT on adult meals, sickness claims, financial informaion on websites, unallocated income, UIFSM income allocations, new detail codes
No 10/2021 30 June - training courses, Schools VAT update, sickness claims and Covid
No 09/2021 23 June - training courses, Employers' contribution rate for support staff, PE/Sports Grant, PRW claim form, Service PP, one off payment for schools with NQT
No 08/2021 16 June - training courses, detail code 9220, sickness claim form, recovery premium, direct debits, budgets in Civica
No 07/2021 9 June - PE/Sports Grant, Pupil Premium funding, Bath Spa/UWE income, training courses
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.