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Budget Setting for Kent Maintained Schools

Audience: Primary, Secondary
Single session
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Key Stage 5

Brief Overview

The assumptions will be that all delegates attending are at a Kent school which have purchased the core finance package which includes the Budget Planning Software.  

The day will cover  

  • The structure and basic functions of the Budget Planning Software (BPS)
  • How to update salary information into the BPS and apply the apprenticeship levy
  • A demonstration of how to input the remainder of the 3-year budget information to the (BPS) funding, income and expenditure
  • Any new features applicable for the latest version of BPS – (note: the process of monitoring the school’s budget will NOT be covered)
  • Time will also be dedicated to a workshop session where each school will be able to work using their own information (note: There will be insufficient time to complete a full budget on the day)
  • Questions will be taken.

Delegates are required to bring along the following 

  • Delegates are required to bring along their own laptop and power pack
  • Logon details must be available on the day to log in to your computer as well as BPS
  • The BPS will be web based therefore access to the internet will be required. Please note the venue will have wireless internet in the room. Without internet access you will not be able to access your school’s BPS
  • Candidates should bring a memory stick with them if they do not wish to bring hard copies. 

Lunch will be provided


Learning Outcomes

  • Delegates will be aware of how to input salary information into the Budget Planning Software
  • Delegates will be aware of how to use the Budget Planning Software for building their school’s 3-year budget using information brought along to the session



  • Session - 17/04/2024 09:30  -  16:30

Event Type

Face 2 Face


MIDAS Centre
Meadowfield School
Swanstree Avenue
ME10 4NL

Delivered by

  • Joanne Clark
  • Sue Lindgren

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