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School monthly top ups
Top ups information accessible via Excel files, including past financial years.
Copies of the latest thematic reports for primary schools plus other audit guidance.
Banking for schools
Dedicated to banking services provided by Barclays to schools as part of the NCC corporate banking contract.
Documents and information for the current school financial year budget.
CFR and Section 251 reports
Links to GOV.UK for CFR returns and Section 251 reports
Contact LGSS schools finance
Details of how to contact the schools finance team.
Finance training and seminars
See the upcoming seminars and the schedule for training courses.
We run an asset loans scheme for maintained schools. Find forms to apply and key points to consider.
Financial Value Standard (SFVS)
Access the assurance guide and see the steps involved in submitting an SFVS
FMS and Personnel Module resources
School ledger code listing, SIMS CFR updates, SIMS FMS updates and SIMS Personnel module updates
A library of forms in various formats, includes local bank forms, VAT forms, GPC forms, etc.
Guidance and procedures
The annual finance calendar for schools plus updates on finance procedures such as obtaining procurement cards, threshold and performance pay.
High needs funding information
Details of the new arrangements for High Needs and SEN funding including top-ups.
National funding formula
Briefing notes on schools funding, detailed workings for prior attainment and school funding formulae published by the EFSA.
Membership lists, minutes and supporting papers for Forum meetings.
Financial Management Handbook
The NCC Scheme for Financial Schools, our Funding Formula and the Financial Management Handbook.
Everything you need to complete your financial year end closedown.
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