All academies should have undertaken the School Resource Management Self-Assessment; and all maintained schools should have undertaken the Schools Financial Value Standard. These are both compulsory returns to the Department for Education and can be used to facilitate a conversation on resource management, including curriculum and financial planning. Having done one of these is a requirement for Tier 2 funding to be released.

Guidance on Financial Health and Efficiency:

School Resource Management Self-Assessment Tool:

Schools Financial Value Standard:

School Resource Management Checklist: