23rd Jan 2024

Effective Financial Management

Overview of Learning

This session will provide an overview of school finance, including how schools are funded and current issues. By the end of this session, you will have:

  • Understand how schools and academies are financed
  • Understand governors’ and trustees’ responsibilities with regard to the Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS) and the School Resource Management Self-Assessment Tool (SRMSAT)



All governors, trustees and local governors of schools and academies, particularly those serving on the Finance and Resources Committee.


Mrs Julie Edwards, Schools Finance Manager


This course will be held in person at the Bolton Science and Technology Centre.

Pricing and Cancelation

Fees for this session are payable via the school budget and not by individual members of the governing board. If your governing board has signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement, sessions are free of charge. Governors of governing boards who have not signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement may attend for a fee of £90 per session.

If you are unable to attend a course, we ask that you please notify the Governance Services Team on 01204 332116 at the earliest opportunity and at least five working days prior to the course date to enable the place to be offered to others.

Cancellation fees will apply for non-attendance or if a place is cancelled by the delegate within five working days of the course date. Schools who have signed up to the Governance Training Service Level Agreement will be charged £25 for each cancellation within five days of the course. If your school has not signed up to the SLA the full course fee will be charged. Fees may be waived in exceptional circumstances. Please contact Marie Foley, Governance Training Officer on 01204 332116 or via email at

Price per session: Governance Training SLA/ £90 per session

Venue: Bolton Science and Technology Centre

Time: 5-7pm

Category: Training

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