Finance

Governors, in maintained schools and academies, are responsible for "overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent", a duty which comes from statutory regulations and is reflected in the DfE Governors' Handbook. This section provides articles and guidance relating to how governors discharge this vital aspect of their role.

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Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch-up Premium – DfE Guidance

The Department for Education (DfE) has updated guidance for secondary schools on the Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch-up Premium. The guidance details the value of the catch-up premium, advice on how to spend it and regulations regarding how its use must be reported on school websites. The main change to the publication is the inclusion of Literacy and Numeracy catch-up strategies which provides schools with details of interventions that have proven successful in assisting low attaining pupils make accelerated progress. To read the full article, register for free now.