• Frequently Asked Questions
  • Legal Intervention and Outcomes
  • A


    • Cash timescale
      Outline of cash distribution times
    • End of Year FMS Fund Review
      Before the LA submits the CFR statements to the DfE we need to have evidence for audit purposes that these accurately reflect the school's records
    • Census Information
      The submission of the School Census returns, including a set of named pupil records, is a statutory requirement on schools under section 537A of the Education Act 1996
    • Census Queries
      This page contains answers to questions that crop up each census. If you would like to see any other items on the website, please contact the Information Management Team
    • Census information: School workforce
      The School Workforce Census (SWFC) is a data collection focused on collating a comprehensive set of information for all Teachers and Support Staff
    • Collaboration between schools and academies
      In Nottingham, schools and academies collaborate to offer a joined up approach to improving outcomes for children and young people.
    • Primary courses and conferences


    • Director Briefings
      These briefings are for Primary, Secondary, Special School and Academy Leaders.


    • Education Services Nottingham
      Central place for ordering services from Nottingham City Council.
    • Education Improvement Board
      The Education Improvement Board believes a long-term vision and plan is required for Nottingham city to deliver a world-class education service which serves its young people and families.
    • Elective Home Education
      Elective Home Education (EHE) is where a parent decides to take on full responsibility for their child’s education by educating them at home.
    • Education Welfare
      Supporting parents, carers, children, maintained schools and academies to improve school attendance in Nottingham City.
    • Exclusion Templates, Letters, Forms and Guidance
      The templates below are to help with the processes of informing parents, governors or school’s about an exclusion


    • Finance Forms
      Standard forms to submit to Schools Finance Support
    • Finance Guidance and Policies
      Guidance and policy documents relating to schools finance
    • Financial Value Standard
      The Schools Financial Value Standard (SFVS) is a tool designed to assist schools in managing their finance and give assurance to ensure sound financial management in place
    • Finance Training Courses
      Schools Finance Support have scheduled a number of new finance training courses for Governors, Head Teachers, School Business Managers and Administrators
    • Funding, DSG, Budget
      The School Funding Team distributes the Dedicated Schools Grant in consultation with schools and in accordance with relevant regulations.



    • Indicative budgets 2016/17
      Indicative budgets for the financial year 2016 to 2017
    • IDEAL
      The IDEAL team supports schools to enhance the education and welfare of BME and EAL pupils and families and ensures inclusion and equality
    • IDEAL Teaching and learning support
      The IDEAL team can support schools with a range of services including in-class inclusive teaching strategies and intensive time-limited teaching.


    • Job Descriptions
      Job Description and Person Specification templates for common roles within Schools.


    • Essentials for Primary Modern Foreign Languages
      September 2017 will be the fourth year since the start of statutory primary languages for children who entered Year 3 in 2014. As we start this year, the question of what ‘substantial progress’ might look like (referenced in the Languages programme of study for KS2) is becoming increasingly important. The following links will prove useful to teachers looking for support.
    • Looking after each other




    • Outturn report submissions
      The local authority has a responsibility to monitor the financial health of all maintained schools and take appropriate measures as necessary


    • Privacy Notice
      Every member of staff whose details will be recorded for the Census needs to be given a Privacy Notice that informs them of the reason why data are to be collected
    • People Management Handbook for Schools
      This handbook contains details of local HR policies and procedures for school based employees of the City Council. It replaces the Manual of Personnel Guidance, providing the up to date information in a more accessible format.
    • Partnerships
      Partnerships work well when there is:
    • Primary Parliament
      The Primary Parliament sessions enable children to focus on confidence and character attributes, team building skills and resilience.
    • Portage Early Education Team
      We are a specialist home visiting service for pre-school children with special educational needs
    • Pregnant Teenagers and Teenage Parents
      Pregnant Teenagers and Teenage Parents
    • Pupil Premium
      The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers
    • Primary Team
      Teaching and learning support for primary schools
    • School for Peace


    • REC1 Submission
      Information on timescales and documents to submit to satisfy external audit requirements




    • Virtual School
      The Virtual School for Children in Care is a cross phase school supporting Children in Care from 4 to 18 years