Getting the most from your non-staffing budget

4th April 2019

While staff costs account for the single most expensive part of the school budget, non-staffing costs are also high, and believed to be in the region of £10 billion a year. Danielle Love-Moore, strategic account manager, schools, [read more]

All the gear, no idea

19th March 2019

Recent research reveals that just 15% of the 755 primary and secondary school teachers surveyed felt confident in using technology, and only 33% had received hands-on training in digital skills. It’s all well and good [read more]

Life-saving measures

12th March 2019

When you read the statistics behind sudden cardiac arrest it becomes clear why the government encourages schools to have an automated external defibrillator on their premises. To assist in uptake, the DfE offers an initiative that enables [read more]

Smarter purchasing

25th February 2019

GLS Educational Supplies explains how SBMs can give just 10 minutes of their time in order to save hours of future admin time Windrush Primary School is located in Greenwich and is made up of [read more]

From the magazine: Doing more with less

19th February 2019

With school budgets under increasing pressure one of the first casualties of any cost cutting, after staffing, is usually the ICT budget. Ben Whitaker, head of IT services at Bury Grammar School and co-founder of [read more]

Everyday ways to cut everyday costs

18th February 2019

Whilst making the most of school budgets, it is essential that you scrutinise your expenditure. Small business expert and author of Simple Tips, Smart Ideas: Build a Bigger, Better Business, Erica Wolfe-Murray, provides some simple, [read more]

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