Last updated:

20th February 2024

Minutes and Websites

Dates for your diary

13 March 2024 - Schools' Forum
 Please see the link to the Schools Forum at the top of the web page

TBA - SBM Briefing


Minutes of recent Bursar Briefings, held in the first half of each term, are available below, together with any supplementary notes/presentations. Also below are the minutes of recent Bursar Cluster Meetings, held in the second half of each term. 

Minutes of previous Bursar Briefings and Cluster Meetings, no longer listed on the website, are available from the School Finance Helpdesk

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Browse information from archived Schools Forum meetings 

Useful websites

Department for Education

2014 Performance Data Table - Useful for finding URNs

Schools Financial Management

Local Audit Framework (replaced the Audit Commission in 2015)

Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS)

Schools Financial Benchmarking

Office for Standards in Education

Freedom of information guide

Consistent Financial Reporting (CFR) - includes links to online guides

Ofsted - The Pupil Premium

Office for National Statistics

Records Management Toolkit for Schools

Bursar Briefing minutes and associated documents

SBM Briefing on 20 February 2024


SBM Briefing & Energy Team event on 29 November 2023


SBM Briefing on 11 July 2023


SBM Briefing on 21 February 2023

SBM Briefing on 08 November 2022


SBM Briefing on 07 July 2022


SBM Briefing on 17 February 2022