Integrated Curriculum & Financial Planning (ICFP) in SIMS

Integrated Curriculum & Financial Planning (ICFP) in SIMS

An MIS reporting tool for ICFP

In response to the Department for Education demanding greater accountability in school/MAT spending in the current financial climate, there is a need to be able to verify that resources are being used in the most efficient way and are meeting the planned curriculum.

Capita – in association with ASCL – has produced a series of resources which will enable schools, academies and trusts to calculate key financial and curriculum figures by combining data from SIMS and their financial package.

These resources are driven by PowerBI. The tools create a report which provides key figures and statistics and quickly enables various parameters to be changed and to see the effect. It provides the best results for schools using a timetable and who have contract data stored in SIMS.


Capita SIMS Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning tool
Preview of Integrated Curriculum & Financial Planning (ICFP) in SIMS
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To see our finance consultancy for ICFP, please see our flyer.

Free of charge, this tool can help develop better financial planning:

  • Provides detailed and insightful reports on your financial data
  • Reports and dashboards can be designed to meet the specific needs of your school or trust
  • Drill down into the detail at the click of a mouse
  • Capita has provided some guides on how to set up and customise these reports
  • School Business Services can help you get the most out of the tools with a consultancy package
  • This product can also be linked to our budgeting software SBS Online

For more information please contact us on 0345 222 1551 – Opt 3 or email hello@schoolbusinessservices.co.uk


If you would like to see ICFP in SIMS in action, we will be showing this off at our Data Managers Forum coming up on 26th November. More details on our EventBrite!


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