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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: 23 October 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 23 October 2019

ESFA Update academies: 23 October 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 23 October 2019

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Items for further education
Actiondeclare your subcontracting arrangements for adult funded programmes
ReminderRegister of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP)
Informationinterest free loans to fund energy saving projects
Informationqualification achievement rate (QAR) dashboard updates on View Your Education Data
Informationnew funding reports guidance
Information16 to 19 revenue funding allocations for 2019 to 2020
Items for academies
Actionland and building collection tool is open for completion by 4 November 2019
Reminderautumn school census deadline
Informationinterest free loans to fund energy saving projects
InformationAcademies Accounts Return 2018 to 2019 guidance and resources are now published online
Information16 to 19 revenue funding allocations for 2019 to 2020
Items for local authorities
Actionlocal authority return about 16 to 19 infrastructure changes
Reminderautumn school census deadline
Informationinterest free loans to fund energy saving projects
Informationschools financial benchmarking tool updated for maintained schools
Information16 to 19 local authorities grant return and use of funds statement; process for 2018 to 2019
Informationschools funding 2020 to 2021
Informationnew funding reports guidance
Information16 to 19 revenue funding allocations for 2019 to 2020

Published 23 October 2019

ESFA Update: 16 October 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 16 October 2019

ESFA Update academies: 16 October 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 16 October 2019

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Items for further education
Reminderget ready for Brexit
Actionfunding claims 2018 to 2019 – final claim
Remindercomplete your autumn school census return by 30 October 2019
Informationapplications now open for two new education technology programmes
InformationInternational Charity Fraud Awareness Week: 21 to 25 October 2019
Informationupdated provider data self-assessment toolkit (PDSAT)
Items for academies
Actionadd your member and trustee email addresses to get information about schools
Actionsubmit your school resource management self-assessment tool checklist
Actionacademy trust accounts submission coversheet guide
Actionland and building collection tool is open for completion by 4 November 2019
ActionCondition Data Collection – accessing your school condition report
Remindercomplete your autumn school census return by 30 October 2019
Informationnational funding formulae provisional allocations
Informationlist of academy trusts late with two or more financial returns in the 2018 to 2019 academic year
Informationapplications now open for two new education technology programmes
InformationSchool Places and Spaces Conference – Tuesday 12 November, Birmingham
InformationInternational Charity Fraud Awareness Week: 21 to 25 October 2019
Informationupdated provider data self-assessment toolkit (PDSAT)
Items for local authorities
Actionfunding claims 2018 to 2019 – final claim
ActionCondition Data Collection – accessing condition reports for your schools
Remindercomplete your autumn school census return by 30 October 2019
Informationnational funding formulae provisional allocations
Informationconsultation on revised arrangements for the dedicated schools grant
InformationSchool Places and Spaces Conference – Tuesday 12 November, Birmingham
Informationupdated provider data self-assessment toolkit (PDSAT)

Published 16 October 2019

ESFA Update: 2 October 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 2 October 2019

ESFA Update academies: 2 October 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 2 October 2019

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Items for further education
Reminderget ready for Brexit
Informationhigh needs funding operational guide for 2020 to 2021
Reminderfunding claims 2018 to 2019 – final claim
Actionqualification achievement rates (QARs) 2018 to 2019
InformationHow to submit your growth funding business case for mainstream budget traineeships
Informationapprenticeship technical funding guide
Items for academies
Reminderget ready for Brexit
Actionland and building collection tool is now open for completion by 4 November 2019
InformationDeclare or seek approval for a related party transaction – new guidance from 26 September
Informationhigh needs funding operational guide for 2020 to 2021
InformationAutumn school census is approaching
InformationLearnED Roadshow events
Items for local authorities
Reminderget ready for Brexit
Informationhigh needs funding operational guide for 2020 to 2021
Reminderfunding claims 2018 to 2019 – Final claim
Actionqualification achievement rates (QARs) 2018 to 2019
InformationApprenticeship technical funding guide
InformationLearnED Roadshow events

Published 2 October 2019

ESFA Update: 25 September 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 25 September 2019

ESFA Update academies: 25 September 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 25 September 2019

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Items for further education
ActionBrexit Survey
InformationESFA adult education budget (AEB) funding and performance management rules 2019 to 2020
InformationQualification achievement rates (QARs) monitoring
Items for academies
Informationland and buildings collection tool series (part 3 of 3)
Informationsupport for financial planning
Informationbuying for schools service
Informationschools causing concern guidance
InformationUpdated pupil premium allocations for 2019 to 2020
ReminderAutumn school census is approaching
ReminderSustainability Award- entries close Friday 27 September
Items for local authorities
InformationESFA adult education budget (AEB) funding and performance management rules 2019 to 2020
Informationsupport for financial planning
Informationbuying for schools service
Informationschools causing concern guidance
InformationUpdated pupil premium allocations for 2019 to 2020
InformationQualification achievement rates (QARs) monitoring
ReminderAutumn school census is approaching
ReminderSustainability Award

Published 25 September 2019

ESFA Update: 18 September 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 18 September 2019

ESFA update academies: 18 September 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 18 September 2019

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Items for further education
ActionBrexit survey
ActionHigher education learning aim requests due 27 September 2019
Informationapprenticeships off-the-job training guidance and commitment statement template
Items for academies
ActionInstitute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) workforce survey
Informationacademies accounts return for 2018 to 2019: counterparty list now published
Informationschool places and spaces conference – 12 November 2019 in Birmingham
Your feedbackyour experience working with ESFA
Informationland and buildings collection tool series (part 2 of 3)
Items for local authorities
ActionHigher Education learning aim requests: due 27 September 2019
ActionInstitute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) workforce survey
Informationschool places and spaces conference – 12 November 2019 in Birmingham
Your feedbackyour experience working with ESFA

Published 18 September 2019

ESFA Update: 11 September 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 11 September 2019

ESFA Update academies: 11 September 2019

ESFA Update local authorities: 11 September 2019

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Items for further education
Informationfunding arrangements for 2020 to 2021
InformationKeeping Children Safe in Education 2019
Informationchild on child sexual violence and sexual harassment
Informationchanges to the National Career Service’s course directory
Informationsmall and medium sized apprenticeship employers and supporting training providers helping to test the apprenticeship service
Items for academies
Informationfunding arrangements for 2020 to 2021
Informationland and buildings collection tool series (part 1 of 3)
Informationschool resource management self-assessment tool
Informationunderstanding your data – a guide for school governors and academy trustees
InformationKeeping Children Safe in Education 2019
Informationchild on child sexual violence and sexual harassment
Your feedbackwould you like to make the general annual grant (GAG) statement easier to access?
Items for local authorities
Informationfunding arrangements for 2020 to 2021
Reminderfinancial transparency of local authority maintained schools and academy trusts
Informationschools financial value standard
InformationKeeping Children Safe in Education 2019
Informationchild on child sexual violence and sexual harassment

Published 11 September 2019

ESFA Update: 21 August 2019

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

Documents

ESFA Update further education: 21 August 2019

ESFA Update academies: 21 August 2019

Items for further education
Reminderyou must submit your 2019 to 2020 data returns on Submit Learner Data
Informationqualification achievement rate (QAR) technical specification documents for 2018 to 2019
Informationearnings adjustment statement (EAS)
Informationupcoming roadshow for apprenticeship main providers

Items for academies

Actionimpact of McCloud judgement on academy trust financial statements for 2018 to 2019

There is no local authority edition of ESFA Update this week.Published 21 August 2019

ESFA Update: 14 August 2019

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

ESFA Update further education: 14 August 2019
ESFA Update academies: 14 August 2019
ESFA Update local authorities: 14 August 2019
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Items for further education
Actionhow to claim exceptional learning support for 2019 to 2020
Actionimpact of McCloud judgement on colleges
Reminderchange in payment dates
Informationcyber crime and cyber security guide for education providers
Information2019 to 2020 student transfer process for pre-existing qualifications
Informationdevolution of the adult education budget, effective from 1 August 2019
Informationchanges to the Student Bursary Support Service (SBSS)
Informationnew feature in the 2019 to 2020 apprenticeship funding rules
Informationdata returns for 2019 to 2020
Informationapprenticeship service opens for small and medium sized apprenticeship employers and supporting training providers who signed up to test the service

Items for academies

Information2019 to 2020 school census guide
Informationcyber crime and cyber security guide for education providers
Informationchanges to the Student Bursary Support Service (SBSS)

Items for local authorities

Information2019 to 2020 school census guide
Informationcyber crime and cyber security guide for education providers
Informationchanges to the Student Bursary Support Service (SBSS)

Published 14 August 2019