Archive for February, 2015

Annal Nayyar worked with the governing bodies of both schools to secure the transition to Academy status. On October 1st 2014

Annal Nayyar  worked with the governing bodies of both schools  to secure the transition to Academy status.  On October 1st 2014, the schools transformed into the new Trust a multi academy trust.  Annal was instrumental in providing the support for this transition.  As a result of this work and his reputation in working with local [...]

As a newly appointed first time Head teacher, I was very keen to audit the financial procedures within the school. Annal Nayyar was recommended to me by a local Head teacher

As a newly appointed first time Head teacher, I was very keen to audit the financial procedures within the school. Annal Nayyar was recommended to me by a local Head teacher, who had been in a similar situation.   I can honestly say this was one of the best decisions I made and have not looked [...]

Annal Nayyar provides a highly professional service to the Academies Trust.

Annal Nayyar provides a highly professional service to the Academies Trust. Over the past twelve months he has helped to establish a secure financial basis for the conversion of one school and the sponsorship of another to academy status under the Trust’s umbrella. In particular, his Responsible Officer reports to the Board of Directors and [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs a Report that highlights pay divide between public and private sectors

A new pay divide is opening in the UK with public sector workers more likely to see wages frozen than their private counterparts – a report suggests. Analysis from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) found 54% of public sector employers froze staff pay in the 12 months to December 2014 in comparison [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs Information: capital funding allocations

The Department for Education has announced £6 billion capital funding, covering the second phase of the Priority School Building Programme, and school condition allocations and devolved formula capital (DFC) allocations for 2015 to 2018

Annal Nayyar Reports Information: 2015 to 2016 funding allocation guidance

The EFA have published guidance to support funding allocations for the academic year 2015 to 2016 for mainstream academies and free schools. Additional guidance for special and alternative provision academies and free schools will be published by 20 February. The Efa will begin sending out the 2015 to 2016 final allocations towards the end of [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs Consultation outcome: GCSEs, AS and A levels: new subjects to be taught in 2016

Changes are being made to GCSE, A level and AS qualifications taken by students in England. Ofqual has previously consulted on new qualifications to be taught from September 2015 and on some that will be taught from September 2016, and has also announced its decisions on their structure and assessment. This report records the analysis [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs – A guide for schools opening as academies to estimate their revenue funding.

The guide explains how to estimate a new academy’s revenue funding, known as the general annual grant (GAG). It links to online data and has examples for each of the main elements of the GAG. For academies opening as free schools, studio schools and UTCs, we have produced separate templates to calculate indicative allocations: free schools, including [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs How schools and non-mainstream settings can receive extra funding to support disadvantaged pupils

the pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, like special schools and pupil referral units. Funding for 2014 to 2015 In the 2014 to 2015 [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs school sixth-form and post-16 academy student number statements and allocations calculation toolkit

The Efa  have now issued the student number statements for the 2015 to 2016 academic year to further education colleges and local authorities. Student number statements and allocation calculation toolkits (ACT) for school and academy sixth-forms are being issued in stages and will be available by mid-February. Multi-academy trusts will be able to view all [...]