Issue details

Contract for a Replacement Schools Information and Financial Management System

A School Information Management system (SIMS) provides the information necessary to manage a school effectively and provides an objective system for recording and aggregating information to support its operations. A school’s Financial Management System (FMS) helps manage its finances and budgeting.

       In December 2021 the Cabinet Member for Learning and Skills approved a procurement process to provide a replacement information and financial management system for all maintained schools (Decision LS11(21/22).


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/12/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: March 2022 by Assistant Director (Education and Skills)

Lead member: Paul Wagstaff, Assistant Director (Education and Skills)

Lead director: Paul Wagstaff

Contact: James Richardson, Programme Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 22327.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Assistant Director (Education & Skills) via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken






Democratic Services Contact: Wendy Saunders Tel: 033 022 22553


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