Archive for January, 2016

Annal Nayyar –school league table 2015

school league tables: Quarter of a million pupils taught at failing secondaries, figures show more than a quarter of a million pupils are being educated in schools that fail to provide a decent education, new figures show. “Today’s results show how far we have come in raising standards, but they also highlight where some pupils are [...]

Annal Nayyar reports on the Schools financial health and efficiency

The dfe- introduces a financial health and efficiency webpage for schools. This collection brings together relevant information, tools, guidance, and links to external resources, existing and new, into one easily accessible place. Good financial health and maximising the efficient use of funding is essential to delivering educational excellence. The economic climate means there is more [...]

annal nayyar bloggs on report that states Teaching and school leadership unions have issued a joint statement to the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB

Teaching and school leadership unions have issued a joint statement to the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) today, warning the Government risks undermining teaching standards because of real terms reduction in funding and the “continued erosion of teachers’ pay”. Union bosses say they are opposed to the Government’s wish to continue to limit teachers’ annual [...]

Annal Nayyar blogs Information: schools revenue funding settlement 2016 to 2017

The Department for Education (DfE) has today announced to Parliament the schools revenue funding settlement for 2016 to 2017. Alongside the announcement, we have published local authority allocations and supporting technical information for 2016 to 2017 for the dedicated schools grant (DSG) and the education services grant (ESG).

Annal Nayyar blogs EFA Information: 16 to 19 Bursary Fund (vulnerable student bursaries)

It has come to our attention that some institutions have yet to submit a claim to draw down funds from the Student Bursary Support Service (SBSS). If you are an education institution that has identified students who meet the eligibility criteria for the vulnerable student bursary you are reminded that vulnerable student funding claim forms [...]

Annal Nayyar updates – EFA Information: pupil premium grant 2016 to 2017

The Efa  have published the pupil premium conditions of grant for 2016 to 2017. Per pupil rates for pupil premium in 2016 to 2017 will stay the same as 2015 to 2016. The pupil premium awards continue in 2016 but will not involve cash prizes for schools. Details of the awards will be announced early [...]

Annal Nayyar reminds you that accounts return 31 Jan 2016

You will need to complete an August accounts return if your academy trust is preparing audited accounts as at 31 August 2015 and had academies open at 31 August 2015. You should submit your return via Document Exchange by 31 January 2016.