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Budget Monitoring return 2018-19

To be completed by non buy back schools only dealine for return date is 12th October 2018 - the file can be found here

 

 

SEN High Needs top up rates 2018-19

2018-19 SEN High needs top up rates can be found on the file here

 

 

Schools Formal budget plan 2018-19

the 2018-19 formal budget plan template for completion by all schools can be found  here

 

 

Early Years Indicative Budget Notification    2018-19 for primary schools, Nursery schools and Academies

Primary_School_-_Indicative_Funding_Notification_March_2018.

Nursery_School_-_Indicative_Funding_Notification_March_2018.

Budget_Statements_Primary__Secondary_2018-19

 

Traded Services brochure 2018-19 & School Finance SLA Order form 2018-19

ESS_Traded_Services_Booklet_2018-2019.

Schools_Finance_-_Financial_Focus_-_our_Service.

School Finance SLA Order_form_2018-19

 

SCHOOLS FUNDING REVIEW

School_Funding_Review_Group_Notes_13_10_17_v1_2.

 

Maternity Leave Reimbursement Claim form

Revised Maternity Leave claim form, please note where schools use Agency cover, copies of the paid invoices are to be submitted with the claim

Maternity_Leave_Reimbursement_Claim_Form

 

Capital Expenditure including Devolved Formula Capital 2018-19

Confirmation of the 2018-19 Devolved Formula Capital has been emailed to all Head Teachers using the Squirrel mail secure email address @cs.walsall.gov.uk. 

Forms below to be completed by schools when spending DFC

Schools who are having issues accessing this Secure email address please contact Rhonda Gough, Business Support Co-ordinator, Children's Services Tele: 01922 658351

Below are the revised guidance in respect of changed arrangements for Capital Expenditure in Schools

Capital_expenditure_by_schools_guidance_and_reporting_requirements_April_2017

Appendix_1_-_Notification_of_Proposed_Capital_Expenditure_-_Section_1_April17

Appendix_1_Notification_of_Proposed_Works_-_Section_2_April17.

Appendix_2_-_Examples_of_Capital_Expenditure_April17

Appendix_3_-_Unique_DFC_cost_centres_April17

Appendix_4-Capital_Statement_year_End_Pro-forma_April17

 

Walsall Scheme for Financing School - April 2017 document

Walsall_Scheme_for_Financing_Schools_April_2017

 

 

Schools Leasing Review

For information, below is a copy of the letter sent to all Head Teachers of Maintained Schools and Academy Schools regarding Schools Leasing Review.

Walsall_LAS_Maintained_School_Letter

Walsall_LAS_Academy_Letter

 

Information on Tax Free Childcare

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

 

NOTIFICATION CHILDREN ATTRACTING SEN TOP UP FUNDING

Karen Lewis will be using the Squirrel mail secure email address @cs.walsall.gov.uk to send information on children attracting Top Up. 

For Schools who are having issues accessing this email address please contact  Rhonda Gough, Business Support Co-ordinator, Children's Services Tele: 01922 658351

 

DBS Checks 

  • For Schools operating via the Oracle System the subjective code for DBS certificates is 34326, this subjective is mapped to E08   

                          

School Finance and Early Years Team

  • 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

 

HMRC VAT guidance – for Voluntary Aided Schools

  • 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 robert.page@walsall.gov.uk  with any queries in regard to the guidance.
  • VA Schools VAT Guidance 2 (PDF 111 KB)

 

Contract Rules

The Council's contract rules now form part of it's constitution (see section 8, page 89):