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Introduction to School Finances Days 1 to 3

Audience: Primary, Secondary
Multiple sessions
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Key Stage 5

Brief Overview

This three, day course is aimed at new or inexperienced school, based, finance staff and includes an introduction to the financial regulations and guidance that schools must adhere to.  The course will enable delegates to gain a good understanding of all aspects of school finance. Delegates will learn how to use FMS6 and this will include month end reporting.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the sessions the delegates will be able to: 

  • use the KCC Financial Controls and the Schools’ own Finance Policy as reference documents
  • contact the appropriate Schools Financial Services team for support
  • highlight the key aspects of the school funding
  • explain the processes that need to be carried out in order to provide the school with effective ongoing financial support to include monthly reporting
  • play an important role in ensuring that schools are financially well managed 

Delegates are required to

  • download, print and read various documents pertinent to the course prior to attending   Day 1.  A document will be provided to delegates upon allocation of a space.  It is imperative that delegates complete this document as this will support and enhance their learning experience 
  • bring all completed documentation on Day 1
  • bring along a copy of their Schools Finance Policy and any documentation gathered as part of the pre-requisite work.


Lunch will be provided



  • Session 1 - 10/09/2024 09:30  -  16:30
  • Session 2 - 17/09/2024 09:30  -  16:30
  • Session 3 - 24/09/2024 09:30  -  16:30

Event Type

Face 2 Face


Aylesham Business Hub
Veranda Block, Aylesham Community Project
Ackholt Road

Delivered by

  • Joanne Clark

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