From school to academy and back, part II

14th December 2017

Previously, SBM Sue Birchall outlined her career journey from primary school business development manager to finance manager/controller in an academy trust and shared what she learned about her profession and herself along the way. In [read more]

Food glorious food: school catering

13th December 2017

What’s on the school dinner menu? Keeping everyone happy is virtually an impossibility. Here we focus on school catering: meeting dietary needs in schools, but also explore how you can reduce food waste and make [read more]

Grants: walking the financial tightrope

12th December 2017

Working to an overstretched budget may not be specifically mentioned in the job description but it’s something that SBMs are all too familiar with. However, there are many ways of boosting the coffers; here we [read more]

Keeping ahead of the recruitment game

7th December 2017

Staffing our schools continues to be a problem. Marie Cahalane looks at where schools can find support and considers some of the innovative measures being adopted to keep the education wheels turning Teacher recruitment is [read more]

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