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  • Academy reviews of value for money Academies must include a review of value for money in their annual accounts. Read about the purpose and structure of the review, and see examples from other academy trusts.
  • Achieving value for money: tools, guidance and case studies Read our advice on getting value for money. We look at resources designed to help schools achieve value for money from the DfE. You will also find a download with expert guidance on budget efficiency.
  • Contracts register: template UpdatedUse our template contracts register to keep a record of all of your school's contracts and service level agreements in 1 place.
  • How to buy goods, works or services As a maintained school or an academy, you have a duty to get the best value for money from any contracts you enter into. Follow our step-by-step procurement guide to make sure you're buying in the right way and complying with the law.
  • Invitations to tender: templates and examples See guidance and examples for invitations to tender (ITT) so you know what yours should look like and include.