SAAF Education Blog

SAAF Education Freeze Recruitment Charge Rates

There’s no doubt that this year has been challenging for the education sector. That’s why SAAF Education’s Supply & Recruitment team have pledged to freeze recruitment charge rates.

Refer A Friend Scheme – SAAF Supply & Recruitment

Are you a candidate working with SAAF? Do you want to receive a £50 voucher? You’ve come to the right place!

Calling all IRIS Financials Users! 2021 Workshops Announced

As an IRIS Financials (formerly PSF) accredited support and training partner, SAAF Education understands how complex the software can be for users. Some processes can be time consuming and at times cumbersome, leaving you wondering is there a simpler way of doing this? 

What support funding is available to schools during coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Updated 7/4/2021

In these unsettling times, it may be difficult to know what funding support is available to help your school during the coronavirus pandemic.

Donate your unwanted laptops to help school children working remotely

SAAF Education, amongst other organisations, has donated laptops and old equipment to Nottingham Schools Trust, to help schools provide equipment to children working from home.

Children’s Mental Health Week: Tools and resources for your school or academy.

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week (1-7 February) and this year’s theme is Express Yourself. To support your school or academy we’ve put together some tools and resources.

Early Years Census 2021 Update

The Department for Education has released guidance around the Spring Census 2021 – specifying how to submit hours and report on children being sick due to coronavirus on Census Day.

Free school meals during coronavirus (COVID-19): What you need to know

The government have provided updates on free school meals during COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know.

It's time to think about your School Financial Value Standard (SFVS)

It may seem a while off, but if you want to meet the deadline for submitting your School Financial Value Standard (SFVS), it is time to start preparing.

The deadline for submission may vary depending on your local authority, please check the date they expect to receive your completed form.

Financial benchmarking and why you need it

 

What is financial benchmarking?

Financial benchmarking can be a valuable process as it enables comparisons of income and expenditure with other schools and academies. With this comparison you will then be able to consider how your resources can be used more efficiently and identify areas of improvement that may be required.