The Closedown process and relevant forms can bve viewed and downloaded by clicking the links below.
Appendices templates (Closedown worksheets)
The Capital Statement letter to schools and the Capital Statement Year End proforma can be viewed and downloaded by clicking the links below.
Letter to schools requesting Capital Statement Jan 20
Appendix 4 Capital Statement Year End Proforma
The Properly Assigned Sum forms A & B plus the guidance can be viewed by clicking the links below.
PAS Guidance 2019/20
PAS Form A
PAS Form B
Schools Funding Guidance – November 2019
An overview of how a local authority is funded through the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) and allocated to schools can be found by clicking on the link below
Schools Funding Guidance -November 2019_1.pptx
Capital Expenditure including Devolved Formula Capital
Forms can be found below for completing by schools when spending DFC, please remember to code your invoices to your schools unique DFC cost code and not to the Schools cost centre when spending your DFC allocation
Notification of ProposedCapital Expenditure -Section1
Notification of Proposed Works -Section2
Capital Expenditure by Schools Guidance and reporting requirements
Examples of Capital Expenditure
Schools Unique DFCcost centre codes
SEN Top up rates for the 2019-20 financial year can be found by clicking here
Early Years Indicative funding 2019-20
Primary and Nursery Schools Early Years indicative funding notifications can be found by clicking on the documents below:-
Primary EY Indicative funding 2019-20
Nursery EY Indicative funding notification 2019-20
Guidance can be found by clicking on the document Effect of Brexit on the council in relation customs and VAT requirements
Notification of new grant , Free School Meals Supplementary Grant 2018/19 can be found by clicking on the following links
FSM Supplementary Grant guidance
Free School Meals Supplementary grant allocation
Payments will be made to schools in March 2019.
The 2019-20 Maintained Primary and Secondary schools budget share notifications can be downloaded by clicking on the link here
Walsall Scheme for Financing Dec 2018
For information, below is a copy of the letter sent to all Head Teachers of Maintained Schools and Academy Schools regarding Schools Leasing Review.
For the Tax-Free Childcare, UK-wide scheme to help working parents pay for childcare the UTR parents will need to quote is: 9717719117.
For Local Authority Schools only the Post code is: WS1 1TW
Karen Lewis will be using the Squirrel mail secure email address @cs.walsall.gov.uk to notify the schools SENCo on children who are attracting Top Up funding.
For Schools who are having issues accessing this email address please contact
Rhonda Gough, Business Support Co-ordinator, Children's Services Tel: 01922 658351
Our service aims to provide schools with a comprehensive range of financial services. In addition, the team supports the Local Authority’s statutory and strategic financial management functions.
Useful website: www.education.gov.uk
Please note a review of HMRC Guidance for Local Authorities and Voluntary Aided Schools has been completed and the agreed findings have been placed in the public domain and can be found on CIPFA website. A copy of the guidance has been placed in School Finance area.
Please contact Robert Page firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries in regard to the guidance.
VA Schools VAT Guidance 2 (PDF 111 KB)