School Business Services, established in 2008, provides professional services and financial planning software to schools, academies and multi-academy trusts. 

Our team of education professionals support customers with financial management, MIS and ICT and our financial planning software, SBS Financial Planner, is used by over 2,000 schools and 250 multi-academy trusts. 

SBS Team

Our professional services includes management accounting, statutory returns, internal scrutiny, budget management, timetabling and interim finance, data and IT support.

SBS Financial Planner is used by multi-academy trusts, single-academy trusts, maintained, local authorities and independents for impactful budgeting, monitoring and reforecasting, integrating with some of the leading accounting, MIS and HR solutions.

Everything we do at School Business Services is focused on improving pupil outcomes, and we work with customers to offer tailored and bespoke solutions whilst offering value for money.

Our Values


We have high expectations of ourselves and others. We invest in developing our knowledge to deliver best-in-class systems and support.

We draw on experience and embrace change to achieve our best.


We do what we say we will. We are open, honest and offer unbiased advice.

We treat our customers and each other with respect.


We put the right people in the right places to deliver the best outcomes for our customers, whilst providing opportunities for individuals to realise their potential.