Benchmarking and data service
Provides schools with the ability to compare their spending in various categories with that of similar schools. Governors and school leaders can use the information on the site to challenge their schools or trust on their level of spend, to identify where savings could be made and to determine if there is potential to direct more resource into teaching.
Buying for schools website
Recommended deals regularly reviewed and updated and published on government website. This summarises the recommended deals that are available to schools to help them save money on some of the things they buy regularly.
Get financial advice for your school
A list of organisations that provide financial ‘health checks’ for schools, and advice on how to get the right supplier.
Review of resource management
This section provides information, tools, training and guidance to help schools and multi-academy trusts with financial planning and resource management. This is relevant to all schools although Schools Financial Value Standard is for maintained schools only.
Schools Financial Value Standard
School resource management checklist
Financial advisor support
Financial health and efficiency guidance
School resource management self-assessment checklist