Waltham Forest is dedicated to supporting all schools.
For those whose Governing Boards choose to stay as maintained schools the additional benefits are outlined below.
The Education Business Effectiveness Service provides free support to all maintained schools via:
An assigned School Support Officer to support as first point of contact to escalate school specific queries/ outstanding queries with other LA Teams
The Network encourages school business professionals to support each other and share best practice. SBMs in maintained schools who are new to role, or the borough, are actively encouraged to contact the Education Business Effectiveness Service.
The Education Business Effectiveness Service pays for all maintained schools to have a subscription to FundEd, this subscription provides schools with the following:
Please note: All Head teachers and School Business Managers of maintained schools have been sent the log in details for FundEd, however if you have any issues please contact the Education Business Service via phone: 020 8496 1053 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Education Business Effectiveness Service supports all maintained schools in strategic future-proofing of school budgets. In addition to the support via the WF SBM Network the service now manages the Access School Budget licence for the Local Authority. The licence includes:
The cost of this licence and support is covered by the Local Authority and is free to all maintained schools, for further information please contact the Education Business Service.