Governor's Role in Financial Efficiency (Twilight)

Course Code
Finance Note
Free to schools that buy into the BGD package - otherwise £95 per delegate
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The Stables Country Club, Walshaw Road, Bury, BL8 1PU
No Of Sessions
Target Group
Governors and Trustees - especially those who serve on finance committees
Activity Leaders
Neil Charlton-Jones
Please Note

Tea/coffee  sandwiches/light refreshments will be provided

Delegates who experience difficulty climbing stairs should use the ramped entrance situated to the rear of the building

Course Objectives

By the end of the session governors/trustees will understand how school/academy budgets are generated and how they can effectively monitor the school’s finances. The session focuses on the following key issues:

  • Where the money comes from
  • Different types of funding available ( including pupil premium, sports grant, SEN)
  • Annual budget cycle (maintained schools and academies)
  • Financial reporting and budget monitoring
  • Benchmarking
  • Key accounting terminology
  • Financial roles and responsibilities of the governing body
Previous Experience Expected


Dates and Times

Thu 20th June - 6.00 - 8.30 pm