Governors and trustees need to have an understanding of school funding, to be aware of their responsibilities for financial oversight, and to ensure that their school organisation gets value for money whilst making an impact – no small ask for any governing board.
The purpose of the session
At the end of this session participants should have a basic understanding of how to ensure that their school’s finances are being well spent.
What will the session cover?
1. School funding – what income comes from where and what it should be spent on
2. Characteristics of an efficient school
3. Budget planning, monitoring and oversight
4. Financial efficiency, the tools available and how to use them
Who should attend?
Governors, trustees and academy committee members
The senior leadership team and school business manager or bursar are expected to attend
It is for suitable for a number of schools to share
How will the session work?
This is a two-hour session.
All NGA sessions are interactive and provide information, activities and opportunities for discussion.
For more information on this session, please submit a 'contact us' form at the top of this page or phone 0121 237 3788