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Information: support for financial planning
The Department for Education has launched a suite of resources to support schools implementing integrated curriculum and financial planning (ICFP).
This has summaries of the common features of ICFP for trust leaders, governors and business managers. It also includes examples of best practice and free-to-download practical resources.
We have also updated the financial advice for schools service, which now includes providers who can provide face-to-face consultancy support and access to ICFP tools.

Information: buying for schools service
The ESFA have made it easier for you to find the right deal for your school with the buying for schools service.
A new find a DfE-approved framework will help you to find the right deal for your school quickly and easily.
It has advice and guidance on buying all together, making it easier to find what you need.
Buying for schools includes a new education technology deal as part of the suite of recommended deals.
Designed specifically for the education sector, the education technology deal offers a whole spectrum of IT requirements from small orders for hardware to broadband services, audio visual and IT solutions.

 

 

Consistent financial reporting (CFR) 2019 to 2020          
21 March 2019

The Department for Education have published the consistent financial reporting framework 2019 to 2020, this is relevant for maintained schools:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/consistent-financial-reporting-framework-2019-to-2020
The framework provides guidance for schools about collecting information about their income and expenditure by financial year. 

 

Schools Finance Team contact details:

Schools Finance Team
Email: schoolsfinanceteam@swindon.gov.uk

Anne Mackay
Finance Manager - Education
Tel: 01793 465742
Email: amackay@swindon.gov.uk