Schools Finance Support provide finance training courses for Governors, Head Teachers, School Business Managers and Administrators.

Below is a selection of training courses usually on offer from the Schools Finance Team. Due to the current COVID-19 situation the courses are currently on hold.  This training page will be updated as soon as availability is confirmed.  If in the meantime you require training or guidance on any aspects of schools finance, then please contact schools.finance@nottinghamcity.gov.uk, listing your requirements, and we will endeavour to meet your needs.

Budget Management Training

This course is aimed at Head Teachers, School Business Managers and Administrators to provide an overview of budget planning, monitoring and controlling process including case studies.

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Learning outcomes:

  • How schools are funded
  • The roles of Governors, Headteacher and Business Managers
  • The Budget Setting process
  • Budget Monitoring, Forecasting and Control
  • The Year-End Process

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased visit package from Schools Finance Support or £75 per participant.

Finance Systems Training

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FMS

  • How to add a cash advance
  • How to add non-invoiced income
  • How to enter or cancel cash book journals
  • How to pay invoices by BACS
  • How to complete a monthly Rec1
  • How to interpret the monthly Oracle reports

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased visit package from Schools Finance Support or £75 per participant.

 

Finance Systems Training - Budget Planning Software (BPS)

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Learning outcomes:

  • How to add and amend employees on BPS
  • How to complete a monthly pay reconciliation
  • How to complete an outturn

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased visit package from Schools Finance Support or £75 per participant.

 

School Governor Finance Training

This course is aimed at school governors to provide an overview of governors' financial responsibilities and an insight into the budget planning and monitoring process.

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the role of the school governor
  • Explain how a school is funded
  • Demonstrate good Budget management and monitoring
  • Explain the requirements of Schools Financial Value Standard

Price: Free to maintained schools which have already purchased the governor training package from Education Governance Service at Nottingham City Council or £75 per participant.