Setting up for Success: Insights into Effective School Resource Management

As classrooms sizes continue to grow alongside budgetary pressures, school resource management must be placed at the heart of institutions to ensure the best possible experience is offered to pupils. However, the Department for Education has recently released new initiatives to help schools manage the pressure, including the Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning Model, the School Resource Management Strategy and the School Expansion Fund. With these in mind, this briefing will focus on the three key aspects of school resource management:

1.    Recent policy and Government initatives to help with spending
2.    Effective procurement processes and use of networks
3.    Financial planning and resilience

Join Westminster Briefing on Wednesday 24 April to plan out the future of your school, ensuring that you are making effective and efficient use of opportunities offered by the Government to make the most out of your school. We will examine the toolkits and funding currently available and what leading schools are already doing to make their resources work for them.

Key issues to be addressed include:

  • Making best use of School Resource Management Strategy: efficient and effective development of school resources
  • Integrated Curriculum Financial Planning model: effective use of suppliers and decision-making
  • The School Expansion Fund: how Progress 8 and Ofsted ratings impact growth and assessment
  • Capacity and budgeting: maximising your operating capacity and achieving sustainable outcomes for pupils across the school population
  • Improving procurement processes and relationships with suppliers

The event:

The morning session will examine how schools can ensure they are making the most of the policy and initatives currently available to them to succeed.

The afternoon session will focus on best practices in financial planning and resilience, with a particular focus on communication and networking.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs or dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in school resource management, including: school business managers; school financial teams; administrative officers; headteachers; principals; heads of extracurricular activities and trips; funding officers; governors; teaching unions; chief executives; chief financial officers and representative groups. 

Futher information:

Our events are CPD certified. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points.
A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Wednesday 24th April 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm (including networking lunch)


This event will take place in Central London. The venue will be announced closer to the date.


Private Sector | 1 Place: £345 | 2+ Places: £295 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £255 | 2+ Places: £205 each


Above prices exclude VAT


If you require a booking form, please contact | 0207 593 5657

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