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Administration 82: Covid 19 Free School Meals Additional Costs Claim Form – Now Live (Deadline 4th May 2021)

The ESFA have now provided a claim form for free school meal additional costs relating to Covid-19, please see information from the ESFA as below, including a contact form, should you have any queries relating to the claim process:

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Administration 79: Supplier relief for schools Covid 19

On the 3rd Feb new guidance was issued by the DfE Supplier relief for schools – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). This guidance is consistent with the advice previously issued in Procurement Policy Note 02/20 which expired on 30 June 2020 …

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Administration 80: Supplier relief for schools

On the 3rd Feb new guidance was issued by the DfE Supplier relief for schools – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). This guidance is consistent with the advice previously issued in Procurement Policy Note 02/20 which expired on 30 June 2020 …

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Administration 78: Schools Mutual Fund – Claim Percentage question in response to Covid-19 Lockdown

The Schools Mutual Fund claim form now provides the opportunity to create a reduced claim, in response to the Covid-19 national lockdown. This added flexibility will allow schools to submit a Mutual Fund claim at a reduced percentage, where an …

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Administration 76: Furloughing schools staff (COVID-19) eligibility

Following on from the earlier update on the furlough scheme, as well as the original guidance issued in May 2020, please note that we do not expect you to be eligible for furlough if your are forecasting an …

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Administration 75: COVID-19 guidance – furloughing staff and access to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Further to the latest Government guidance we can confirm that, once again, schools will be able to access the Furlough scheme in certain circumstances.  The process is the same as was used last year and it is likely that if …

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General 155: REMINDER – Claims for Exceptional COVID-19 Costs – Claim window closes 22nd December 2020

Further to the General 149: Claims for Exceptional COVID-19 Costs blog from June, the second claim form for schools and academies to claim eligible exceptional costs relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for the period March to July 2020 has now been …

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General 153: Claims for Exceptional COVID-19 Costs

Further to the General 149: Claims for Exceptional COVID-19 Costs blog from June, the second claim form for schools and academies to claim eligible exceptional costs relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for the period March to July 2020 has now been …

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General 152: Covid 19 Cost Centre

Some schools have been recording their Covid related costs in a separated Covid 19 cost centre. The feedback has been that doing this has been very helpful in easily identifying Covid related costs and has been useful when schools have …

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Administration 73: COVID-19 Schools Fund – Item Code Re-allocation

The COVID-19 Schools Fund had previously been allocated to item code 9229 during August 2020. It has now been necessary to re-allocate the balances to item code 9164 as of today (30th September 2020).

The CFR listing has been updated …

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