Summer 2017 Sixth Form ‘Funding & Funding Data’ Master Classes

These highly regarded master classes, delivered by Sean McMahon, are designed to give you a comprehensive insight – and multiple tips for maximising the funding your centre is entitled to.

Part 1: Understanding & Maximising Your Sixth Form’s Funding

  • How the funding will work in 2017/20.
  • How your curriculum, intake, retention, learner age and re-takes impact funding.
  • Sixth-form/sixth form class sizes and issues of viability.
  • Premiums in the funding: Disadvantage, ALS, the Retention Factor, Large Programme funding top-up.
  • Penalties in the funding: post-Census recruits, Level 2 Conditionality, the Retention Rate.
  • Embracing the new funding options for both qualification and non-qualification activity.
  • The Sainsbury Review and additional funding for technical routes.

Part 2: Optimise Your Sixth Form Funding Claim

  • An analysis of your last three years of sixth form funding data
  • How the sixth form data you present to the EFA acts as your invoice.
  • Where and how up to 50% of schools under-claim or lose funding annually.
  • Planning and recording qualification and non-qualification activity.
  • Accurately recording in-year changes and maximising retention.
  • What to do if my data or funding is wrong.

Suitable for:

Head Teachers/Principals and SLT: Strategic overview of policy and funding horizon to 2018
Head of Sixth: Confidence that your curriculum, structure, recruitment and retention are funding compliant
Bursar/Business Manager: Confidence that, operationally, your centre is earning and claiming accurate and optimum funding
Data/Exams Officer: Confidence that your October return and funding related data in the Census is accurate and EFA compliant

(Traditionally a management and data colleague will attend)

“Sean and team – just a short note to say thank you for the training session in Leeds. My post event follow-up has unearthed £67,886 of data errors we have now cracked!” Business Manager

“Basically, we didn’t know what we were doing – and we must of lost thousands because of it. This course massively brought that home and changed the whole way we ran our sixth form.” Assistant Headteacher – Head of Sixth Form

“By some distance, the best funding training I have ever been on.” Headteacher

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Locations, Dates & Times – June 2017. 

Bradford/Leeds/M62: Monday June 19th AM. Woodlands Conference Centre, Off Smithies Lane, HECKMONDWIKE, WF16 0PN Click here for map.

Lincoln: Tuesday June 20th AM. The Showroom Conference Centre, Tritton Road, Lincoln, LN6 7QY. Click here for map.

Norwich: Wednesday June 21st AM. Park Farm Country Hotel, Hethersett, Norwich, NR9 3DL. Click here for map.

Southampton M3/M27 Junction: Thursday June 22th AM:  Chilworth Manor Hotel, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7PT. M3/M27. Click here for map. 

London: Friday June 23rd AM & PM. St Matthew’s Conference Centre (Westminster) Map here. 

Booking & Cost

* A complementary 10 working day follow-up is provided for queries and clarifications from delegates

* £155 per delegate + VAT. (London £175)

  • A 10% ‘early bird’ discount is available for 1 + Summer bookings before May 22nd.
  • A 10% discount is available for 2+ booking from the same school.

All Oxford Analytics Full-Year Partner Schools automatically qualify for a 20% discount 1+ delegates.

Session Duration: 2.5 hours in TOTAL with break between parts 1&2.  (AM Sessions 9.30 – 12.00) (PM 1.00-3.30)

Online Booking

Want to host training at your school? email