This service is available for Maintained schools and Other schools and settings


Essential frontline support to schools to assist with statutory and financial requirements in raising standards, efficiency and effectiveness.

Advice, training, help with budget setting, trouble shooting, locum services and expertise in the use of Capita SIMS FMS software. Select brochure to view information (log in needed)

Financial year 2022/23
  • The service is an integral part of children and adults’ services and works closely with colleagues in other services on your behalf
  • Our officers have experience of working in schools
  • Specialist knowledge in the use of Capita SIMS FMS 6 software
  • Subject to availability we offer short-term emergency cover for sickness and other absence of the finance officer or school business manager. Longer-term support cover can be discussed on a case by case basis.
  • We supply a comprehensive budget planner - incorporating in-year budget monitoring, cashflow projection and 3 year budget planning tools.
Additional / buy back services 

For schools that do not wish to buy in the SLA package various stand-alone resources and training sessions can be purchased, see brochure for details.

Office hours:
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • At other times by prior arrangment.
Planned improvements:

Schools will be informed in due course of any future improvements.

The team is actively striving to improve the service and continues to liaise with external providers, the DfE and other Local Authorities to achieve these aims.

Service directors:

Tamara Quinn


Schools bursarial service, children and adults’ services.

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Last updated: 07 Jun 2022