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ESFA Update: 15 January 2020

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 15 January 2020

ESFA Update academies: 15 January 2020

ESFA Update local authorities: 15 January 2020

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Items for further education
Actionadult education budget (AEB) devolution, learner eligibility using postcode data
Informationhow to express an interest to deliver T Levels from 2022 to 2023
Informationthe apprenticeship service is now open for small and medium employers
Informationthe apprenticeship technical funding guide has been updated
Informationqualification achievement rates (QAR)
Informationthe next stage of the Fire It Up apprenticeships campaign is now live
Informationconsultation on lifting the inspection exemption for outstanding schools, colleges and other organisations
Your feedbackwe would welcome your feedback on a new online form to report extremism concerns
Items for academies
Reminderthe academies accounts return deadline is Monday 20 January 2020
Informationacademy allocation statements timeline
Informationhow to express an interest to deliver T Levels from 2022 to 2023
Informationfunding for professional development for governors, trustees and trust board clerks
Informationconsultation on lifting the inspection exemption for outstanding schools, colleges and other organisations
InformationQuality in Careers Standard events
Your feedbackwe would welcome your feedback on a new online form to report extremism concerns
Items for local authorities
Actionadult education budget (AEB) devolution, learner eligibility using postcode data
Informationhow to express an interest to deliver T Levels from 2022 to 2023
Informationqualification achievement rates (QAR)
Informationconsultation on lifting the inspection exemption for outstanding schools, colleges and other organisations
Informationthe apprenticeship technical funding guide has been updated
InformationQuality in Careers Standard events
Your feedbackwe would welcome your feedback on a new online form to report extremism concerns

Published 15 January 2020

ESFA Update: 8 January 2020

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 8 January 2020

ESFA Update academies: 8 January 2020

ESFA Update local authorities: 8 January 2020

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Items for further education providers
Informationthe integrated financial model for colleges
Informationupdate on 2020 to 2021 individualised learner record (ILR) specification
Informationqualification achievement rates (QAR) 2018 to 2019 – provisional data window
Information16 to 19 funding allocations 2020 to 2021
Informationreview of end year 16 to 19 study programmes data for 2017 to 2018
InformationSafer Internet Day 2020
Informationadvice on High Pressure Laminate systems
Items for academies
Reminderteachers’ pension employer contribution grant supplementary fund
Informationdedicated schools grant (DSG) for 2020 to 2021
Informationpupil premium and other grants for 2020 to 2021
Informationearly years national funding formula (EYNFF) operational guidance for 2020 to 2021
Informationupdated pupil number adjustment (PNA) tool for academies funded on estimates
Information16 to 19 funding allocations 2020 to 2021
Informationreview of end year 16 to 19 study programmes data for 2017 to 2018
InformationQuality in Careers Standard events
Informationfree training for school leaders in integrated curriculum and financial planning
Informationadvice on High Pressure Laminate systems
Items for local authorities
Reminderteachers’ pension employer contribution grant supplementary fund
Informationdedicated schools grant (DSG) for 2020 to 2021
Informationpupil premium and other grants for 2020 to 2021
Informationearly years national funding formula (EYNFF) operational guidance for 2020 to 2021
Informationupdate to high needs benchmarking tool
Information16 to 19 funding allocations 2020 to 2021
Informationreview of end year 16 to 19 study programmes data for 2017 to 2018
InformationQuality in Careers Standard events
Informationfree training for school leaders in integrated curriculum and financial planning
Informationadvice on High Pressure Laminate systems

Published 8 January 2020

ESFA Update: 18 December 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 18 December 2019

ESFA Update academies: 18 December 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 18 January 2019

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Christmas and New Year

This will be the last edition of ESFA Update for 2019. Season’s greetings to those celebrating the festive and new year period.

Items for further education
Informationhow to express an interest to deliver T Levels in 2022 to 2023 academic year, including the transition programme
Informationupdate on apprenticeship levy transfers
Informationnew Apprenticeship Service webinars in January 2020
Informationupdated provider data self-assessment toolkit (PDSAT)
InformationR04 funding monitoring reports published
Items for academies
Actionfinancial statements deadline Tuesday 31 December 2019
Informationaccounts return 2018 to 2019 maintenance and update
Informationhow to express an interest to deliver T Levels in 2022 to 2023 academic year, including the transition programme
Items for local authorities
Informationhow to express an interest to deliver T Levels in 2022 to 2023 academic year, including the transition programme
InformationR04 funding monitoring reports published

Published 18 December 2019

ESFA Update: 11 December 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update academies: 11 December 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 11 December 2019

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Items for academies
Actionsubmit your financial statements by Tuesday 31 December 2019
Informationupdated pupil premium allocations for 2019 to 2020
Items for local authorities
Informationupdated pupil premium allocations for 2019 to 2020

Please note, there are no items for further education this week.

Published 11 December 2019

ESFA Update: 4 December 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 4 December 2019

ESFA Update academies: 4 December 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 4 December 2019

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Items for further education
Remindersubmission of college financial statements
Reminderindividualised learner record (ILR) R04 return
Reminderregister for our webinars on how to support smaller employers transition to the apprenticeship service
Informationapplications to the register of apprenticeship training providers
Informationpublication of high needs student and pupil numbers recorded in the ILR and school census 2018 to 2019
Informationreminder of advice on Aluminium Composite Material cladding
Your feedbackour online remittances for post-16 funding
Items for academies
Actionacademies financial returns deadlines
Actionteachers’ pension employer contribution grant (TPECG) supplementary fund claim form now available
Reminderindividualised learner record (ILR) R04 return
Informationpublication of high needs student and pupil numbers recorded in the ILR and school census 2018 to 2019
Informationreminder of advice on Aluminium Composite Material cladding
Your feedbackour online remittances for post-16 funding
Items for local authorities
Actionteachers’ pension employer contribution grant (TPECG) supplementary fund claim form now available
Reminderindividualised learner record (ILR) R04 return
Informationpublication of high needs student and pupil numbers recorded in the ILR and school census 2018 to 2019
Informationreminder of advice on Aluminium Composite Material cladding
Your feedbackour online remittances for post-16 funding

Published 4 December 2019

ESFA Update: 27 November 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 27 November 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 27 November 2019

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Items for further education
Actionadult education budget, 19 to 24 traineeships and 16 to 18 traineeships, review point 1
Remindersubcontractor declaration for adult delivery, including apprenticeships and traineeships, and for the first time, for 16 to 19 provision
Informationrequesting a 19 to 24 traineeship allocation for the 2019 to 2020 funding year deadline
Information2018 to 2019 final reconciliation statements
Informationcontract capping release, over-delivery, for 2018 to 2019
Informationtraining providers helping to test the apprenticeship service
Items for local authorities
Actionadult education budget, 19 to 24 traineeships and 16 to 18 traineeships, review point 1
Informationgrowth and falling rolls fund guidance for 2020 to 2021

Please note, there is no academies edition of Update this week

Published 27 November 2019

ESFA Update: 20 November 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 20 November 2019

ESFA Update academies: 20 November 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 20 November 2019

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Items for further education
Actionsubcontractor declaration for adult delivery, including apprenticeships and traineeships, and for the first time, for 16 to 19 provision
Informationsubmission of college financial returns
Informationbuilding component reminder
Items for academies
Actionprepare now for TPECG supplementary fund claims
Reminderpensions re-enrolment
Informationupdated high needs allocated place numbers and dedicated schools grant (DSG) allocations 2019 to 2020
Informationbuilding component reminder
Items for local authorities
Actionprepare now for TPECG supplementary fund claims
Informationupdated high needs allocated place numbers and dedicated schools grant (DSG) allocations 2019 to 2020
Informationbuilding component reminder

Published 20 November 2019

ESFA Update: 13 November 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 13 November 2019

ESFA Update academies: 13 November 2019

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Items for further education
Actionregister for our webinars on accessing the apprenticeship service for small and medium employers (SMEs)
Actionsubmit your college finance record for 2018 to 2019
Remindersubcontractor declaration for adult delivery, including apprenticeships and traineeships, and for the first time, for 16 to 19 provision
Items for academies
Final remindersubmit your school resource management self-assessment tool checklist
Informationacademies accounts return Skype call and web chat schedule

There are no items for local authorities this week.

Published 13 November 2019

ESFA Update: 7 November 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 7 November 2019

ESFA Update academies: 7 November 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 7 November 2019

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Information for further education
Actiondeclare your residential arrangements for learners aged 16 to 18 and up to 25 for learners with high needs
Remindertraineeship in-year growth business case window 2019 to 2020 – 16 to 18 mainstream budget only
InformationSME access to the apprenticeship service from 2020
Information2019 to 2020 Advanced Learner Loans performance management point 2
Information16 to 19 funding arrangements for 2020 to 2021
Information for academies
Informationpre-election period guidance for schools and academy trusts
Actionacademies accounts return 2018/19 online form now open
Actionsubmit your school resource management self-assessment tool checklist
ActionCondition Improvement Fund (CIF) 2020 to 2021
Informationfinancial support for academy trusts in financial difficulty
Information16 to 19 funding arrangements for 2020 to 2021
Information for local authorities
Informationpre-election period guidance for schools and academy trusts
Remindertraineeship in-year growth business case window 2019 to 2020 – 16 to 18 mainstream budget only
Informationearly years national funding formula rates and guidance 2020 to 2021
Information2019 to 2020 Advanced Learner Loans performance management point 2
Information16 to 19 funding arrangements for 2020 to 2021

Published 7 November 2019

ESFA Update: 30 October 2019

Latest information and actions from the Education and Skills Funding Agency for academies, schools, colleges, local authorities and further education providers.

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ESFA Update further education: 30 October 2019

ESFA Update academies: 30 October 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 30 October 2019

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Information for further education
Actionresponse to ESFA letter about subcontracting the delivery of education and training using post-16 funds
Actionmoratorium on approving qualifications for funding post 16
Remindersubcontractor declaration for adult delivery, including apprenticeships and traineeships, and for the first time, for 16 to 19 provision
Informationfunding methodology for the 16 to 19 discretionary bursary fund is changing from academic year 2020 to 2021
InformationESFA confirms SMEs can access the apprenticeship service from January 2020
Informationapprenticeships non-levy allocations from April 2020
Informationnew entrants applying to the register of apprenticeship training providers (RoATP) are invited to test new application service
Information for academies
Actionland and building tool is open for completion by Monday 4 November 2019
Actionresponse to ESFA letter about subcontracting the delivery of education and training using post-16 funds
Reminderautumn school census
InformationTeachers’ pay and teachers’ pension employer contribution grants for 2019 to 2020
InformationPE and sport premium allocations and conditions of grant for 2019 to 2020
Informationfunding methodology for the 16 to 19 discretionary bursary fund is changing from academic year 2020 to 2021
Informationfree training for school leaders in integrated curriculum and financial planning
Items for local authorities
Actionresponse to ESFA letter about subcontracting the delivery of education and training using post-16 funds
Reminderautumn school census
Reminderlocal authorities to submit grant return and use of funds statement by Thursday 31 October 2019
InformationTeachers’ pay and teachers’ pension employer contribution grants for 2019 to 2020
InformationPE and sport premium allocations and conditions of grant for 2019 to 2020
Informationfunding methodology for the 16 to 19 discretionary bursary fund is changing from academic year 2020 to 2021
Informationfree training for school leaders in integrated curriculum and financial planning

Published 30 October 2019