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Additional Educational Needs

Information and guidance on AEN and funding criteria


Useful guidance for schools looking to convert to academy


Section 251 budget and outturn statements and Metric Tool


Information on School Budget Share, Budget Preparation and Budget Monitoring

Coding and Consistent Financial Reporting (CFR)

The CFR Coding structure, examples of Capital expenditure and the School Journal Transfer System


This page covers all aspects of the Schools’ Formula Consultation

Education Finance Blog

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Employment Status & Off-Payroll Working in Schools

Guidance relating to Employment Status within Schools

Early Years

Information and guidance for the Early Years Funding Formula, Devon’s Consultation and FAQ


Useful information and guidance for federations

Financial Intervention Panel, Schools (FIPS)

Information, guidance and links to assist you through the FIPS process


Electronic forms that can be completed online and submitted to the appropriate mailbox

Growth Funds/Falling Rolls

Information on both Growth Funds and Falling Rolls criteria

Local Payment Schools

Policies, procedures and VAT Return Submission form for LPS

Mutual Fund

Information, guidance and submission form for the Mutual Fund absence scheme

Policy and Manuals

Finance and Procurement Policies