SRMSAT Hints & Tips
March 31 2021
With School Resource Management Self-Assessment Tool (SRMSAT) deadline coming up on 15th April, we wanted to give some hints and tips for the submission that may come in handy.
DFE cancel KS1 and KS2 Tests
January 12 2021
KS1 & KS2 Assessments will not be going ahead for Summer 2021. Primary Assessment The department recognises that due to the further disruption caused by school closures, primary assessments canno...
New funding for schools during Covid pandemic
December 03 2020
I am sure you’re all counting down the days until you can sign off for a couple of weeks for the Christmas break. Obviously, it’s going to be a very different Christmas this year but one that I...
Covid Summer Food Fund
July 08 2020
Families will face increased pressure on household budgets over the coming months. That is why the DfE are launching a Covid Summer Food Fund which will enable children who are eligible for benefits-...
A helping hand for the daily SAGE form
June 15 2020
Temporary attendance codes have been made available to help schools report back to the DfE. Capita have produced Patch 25870 that will temporarily make codes 7,8,9 and Y available within Edit Marks ...
Updated Academies Chart of Accounts
June 12 2020
An updated chart of accounts has been released for Academies by the Department for Education for use in the academic year 2020/21. This includes a small amount of changes to the previous set release...
Summer Census is cancelled!
April 21 2020
The DfE have now announced that the summer census is cancelled. It is vital at this time, that all educational settings are able to focus on the impact of COVID-19 by providing for the children in t...
Coronavirus financial support available
April 16 2020
The outbreak of Covid-19 is an uncertain time for everyone, but schools and teachers are facing unprecedented disruption with schools now closed and exams cancelled. In the coming weeks, there wil...
The Trust Capacity Fund
April 06 2020
The Trust Capacity Fund (TCaF): A funding opportunity from the DfE to grow your school or Trust The next round of Trust Capacity Fund has been announced and will open to applicants on April 6th. ...
Prior Attainment Banding (Advice from ASCL)
May 23 2019
In the absence of official guidance from the DfE around the Prior Attainment Banding information for cohorts with scaled scores, ASCL have provided a suggested course of action. Download PDF → P...