STATUTORY DOCUMENTS & FINANCE
Publishing Statutory Documents on a school's website is a legal requirement included in the Freedom of Information Act, which applies to schools and academies. Please click on the highlighted text below to view each document.
The School Development Plan is created by Senior Managers and Trustees who meet once a year to discuss and agree the things we would like to achieve over this time span. It covers areas such as premises and building needs, staffing and the number of children expected to come to this area special school. It is also about planning what we need to do to make sure we reach those expectations.
This is the legal document the school was issued with to enable it to convert to an academy.
In order for Spring Common to convert to an Academy, it had to register as a company with Companies House. Part of this registration process was that Spring Common needed to form an ‘Internal Management’ team and register its ‘MEMBERS’ on the Articles of Association. This internal management team (previously our Board of Governors) is now called a board of TRUSTEES. These Members and Trustees are responsible for overseeing the decision making, running of the school and to support financial decisions as the Board of Governors did previously.
This document lists the names of authorised persons/body that have been given 'delegated authority' to hold the various budges within the school's finances.
This document explains the different areas of information we are legally required to publish. Each area will have an agreed and ratified policy which you will also have access to via the website.
This document explains what we need to do to ensure we keep our finances in check. It gives details of what systems we need to use and who is responsible for implementing and managing these systems. All of the school's finances are subject to an annual audit.
This document details the full audited accounts of Horizons Education Trust for the period ending August 2021. It also contains a report from the Trustees' about how the Trust has performed during the past year within the financial budget, assessing its value for money -Trustees have a responsibility to make sure the school's finances are used appropriately and where most needed.
Central Government allocate a grant annually for additional needs pupils; this document contains a breakdown of how the funding grant is allocated
The Best Value Statement shows how the Board of Trustees allocate resources to secure the best possible outcomes for our pupils.