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Finance and Business Matters

Attendance Recording

Colleges with ESFA funded learners in England and Wales continue to be required to complete the daily educational setting status form. The requirements include providing information on number of students in attendance, number with an EHCP, number of teacher absences. The data is available to LAs, and Natspec has asked DfE to remind LAs that centrally collected data should be used rather than colleges having to complete multiple returns to LAs of the same data in different formats.

EFSA have released guidance for education and skills training providers on submitting a funding claim

Updated information is available on the Job Retention Scheme and you can check entitlement to the Job Retention Bonus

Coronavirus Briefing for Trustees – a Guide alerting Trustees to key issues.

Education, Health and Care Plans Timescales

The temporary legislative changes relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) were withdrawn on 28 September 2020 and policy and practice has reverted to that prescribed in the SEND Code of practice.

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