Archive for March, 2015

Annal Nayyar reports latest information on Information about how much universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) funding schools will receive for the academic year 2015 to 2016.

Annal Nayyar reports latest information on Information about how much universal infant free school meals (UIFSM) funding schools will receive for the academic year 2015 to 2016. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-infant-free-school-meals-uifsm-funding-allocations-2015-to-2016

Annal Nayyar blogs Provisional allocation tables, by schools and by region, are calculated using the January 2014 school census data and looked-after children numbers from the March 2014 children looked-after return (also known as SSDA903).

Annal Nayyar blogs Provisional allocation tables, by schools and by region, are calculated using the January 2014 school census data and looked-after children numbers from the March 2014 children looked-after return (also known as SSDA903). Final allocations for schools using January 2015 school census data will be calculated in June 2015. The conditions of grant [...]

Annal Nayyar reports on Premises standards as per advice from the Department for Education.

This advice is non-statutory, and has been produced to help recipients understand their obligations and duties in relation to the School Premises Regulations 2012, which came into force on 31 October 2012, and Part 5 of the revised Education (Independent School Standards) (England) Regulations 20101 , which came into force on 1 January 2013. This [...]

Annal Nayyar reports on open letter from Regional School Commissioners

It is now 6 months since the Regional School Commissioners (RSCs) started their work with their Head teacher Boards (HTBs) advising them and, as the National Schools Commissioner. Please see attached open letter https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letter-to-all-academy-principals-from-frank-green  

Annal Nayyar reports Academy trusts can find documents to help them complete their 2015 to 2016 budget forecast returns, due 31 July 2015.

The workbook and guide on this page will help you prepare for the new online form, which the Education Funding Agency (EFA) will publish by 1 June 2015. You may use this workbook to prepare your forecast before you complete the online form, but you will need to submit it using the online form once [...]

Annal Nayyar reports on UIFSM March 2015

The conditions of grant document explains how much UIFSM funding each school will get in the academic year 2015 to 2016. It also sets out how schools and local authorities will receive their payments. The calculator allows schools to estimate the amount of grant they may receive for the academic year 2015 to 2016. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-infant-free-school-meals-uifsm-funding-allocations-2015-to-2016 From September [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs The conditions of grant document explains how much UIFSM funding each school will get in the academic year 2015 to 2016.

Annal Nayyar blogs The conditions of grant document explains how much UIFSM funding each school will get in the academic year 2015 to 2016.   It also sets out how schools and local authorities will receive their payments. The calculator allows schools to estimate the amount of grant they may receive for the academic year 2015 to [...]

Annal Nayyar reports The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has developed this guidance for governors and their boards to consider before becoming an academy.

Annal Nayyar reports The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has developed this guidance for governors and their boards to consider before becoming an academy. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/becoming-an-academy-top-tips-for-governors/governor-top-tips

Annal Nayyar reports David Cameron has promised a future Conservative government would protect England’s schools budget in cash terms, but per pupil funding would not keep pace with inflation.

Annal Nayyar reports David Cameron has promised a future Conservative government would protect England’s schools budget in cash terms, but per pupil funding would not keep pace with inflation. The prime minister said the government would provide a further £7bn for extra places for rising numbers of pupils. Mr Cameron said hundreds more secondary schools [...]

Annal Nayyar reports on BBC article School with £1.4m shortfall is not failing

An academy with a £1.4m shortfall is “not a failing school”, according to the head of its interim board. Douglas Tribe, head of a six person board brought in to replace the 18 person governing body of Blue Coat School in Coventry, admitted that the financial situation was “worse than anticipated” but says the board [...]