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Improving the Quality of School's Monitoring (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation Venue Unavailable 
Event code SCH 20/423 
Event description Duration/who should attend

This course invites schools in Kent to send along a maximum of three members of your school team including a member of the governing body. This course will provide an opportunity to work together on practical and theory based activities to ensure that the monitoring completed at the school is as accurate as possible and fully explained when presenting the information to others.

Course description

There will be discussions around the links between monitoring the school budget, budget strategy to include any changes to the staffing structure at the school. There will be an opportunity to share good practice during feedback to the group.

Note: this is a theory based course and does not provide training on the use of the Budget Planning Software.

A former Head Teacher and members of the Schools Financial Services team will be present to facilitate group activities giving delegates the opportunity to network with finance staff who work closely with schools.
Course Requirements

We will provide:
All course material for the session

Lunch will not be provided
Schools Financial Services 03000 415415 
Training objectives Training Objectives

By the end of the session the delegates will be able to:

• Answer questions on monitoring a school’s budget using example information
• Ensure that the school’s own forecast figures are presented including providing an explanation of any virements and variances
• Recognise the links between monitoring a school’s budget and budget strategy including a change in a staffing structure
• Link major changes in the year end forecast back to the 3 year planning process
• Challenge the information presented on a monitoring report

Key stages
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Subject areas School Finance
Target audience
Bursar / Business Manager / Finance Officer / Governor / Headteacher
target audience
Qualification level
Aldington Eco Centre, Goldwell Lane, Aldington, Nr Ashford, Kent, TN25 7DX map
Location Ashford
Training Provider The Education People - Schools Financial Services
Admin contact SFS Admin (
Sue Lindgren
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information
Start date Wednesday 1 July 2020
Times 09.00 - 12:30
Number of sessions 1