Policy paper

School resource management: building a stronger system

Our approach to supporting schools and academy trusts to get best value from their resources.

Applies to England

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This document is for:

  • staff and leaders in schools and academy trusts, including:
    • executive leaders
    • school leaders
    • school business professionals
    • teaching and support staff
  • responsible boards, including:
    • governing bodies for local authority maintained schools
    • boards of charity trustees for academy trusts

It applies to all state funded schools in England, including:

  • local authority maintained schools
  • academies
  • free schools
  • voluntary aided and voluntary controlled schools
  • foundation schools
  • schools with a religious character
  • SEND and alternative provision settings
  • maintained nursery schools and early years settings within a school

‘School resource management: building a stronger system’ describes how we will work in partnership with the sector to help create a strong, robust and sustainable future schools’ system, by equipping every school and academy trust with the tools they need to get best value from all their resources.

Published 31 August 2018
Last updated 5 July 2022 + show all updates
  1. We have added a reference to NAHT, the school leadership union, to page 12 of the 'School resource management: building a stronger system' document.

  2. Removed 'Supporting excellent school resource management' and 'Supporting excellent school resource management: strategy'. Added 'School resource management: building a stronger system'.

  3. Updated 'Supporting excellent school resource management' following closure of the north-west buying hub. Removed reference to Salix loans on same page.

  4. Updated contact signup details in 'Supporting excellent school resource management' and 'Strategy' guides.

  5. First published.