Finance for Maintained Schools (including the Schools Financial Value Standard)

Suitable for: Governors

Course code Keystages Presented by
GOV147 Foundation; KS1; KS2; KS3; KS4; Post16
  • Roger Livesey (Area North Manager)
  • Emma Nicholson (School Finance)
  • Howard Walsh (Area East Manager)
  • Matthew Dexter (Financial Management)

By the end of the session delegates should understand:

- the respective roles and responsibilities of the Governing Board, school staff and Local Authority (LA) relating to finance;
- the principles and sources of school funding;
- the key elements of budget setting and budget monitoring linked to school improvement;
- the requirements of the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS); and
- the principles of good financial management,. internal controls and value for money in schools.

This course is for Governors only. Schools who have bought into the Service Level Agreement will receive this course for free as part of their package, but will be charged £25 for non-attendance. Schools which have not bought in to the SLA will be charged the full course fee. It is important that you inform LPDS if you are unable to attend a course to avoid the charge for non-attendance.

You will receive a course confirmation letter via the Schools' Portal and also via email 4 weeks prior to the course.

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