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See examples of financial procedures manuals from a range of schools.

Examples from schools 

Federated primary school in London

Shoreditch Park Primary in Hackney is part of a 5 school federation,

The purpose of its Financial Procedures Manual is:

...to clearly define and document effective financial controls and processes.  It informs those involved in the financial aspects of running Shoreditch park of what is expected of them, thus reducing the risk of procedures not being implemented properly.

All staff who have duties involving financial administration are expected to read the manual and have access to it.

It's the headteacher's responsibility to ensure that all all staff follow the requirements withing the manual.

Community primary school in Cumbria

Its financial procedures manual begins by listing all areas and responsibilities held and delegated by the governing board.  The aim of this is to make sure that there is a "clear, efficient and

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