School Finance

School Finance

Finance Support Services

Whether you’re a maintained school, a school considering undergoing the academy conversion process or have been successfully operating as an academy or trust for some time, Babcock’s quality-assured finance services and training programmes can offer significant benefits:

If you would like to hear more about our services, please call our helpdesk 01372 834275 or email any of the contacts below who will be happy to discuss your individual requirements.

Contacting the Finance Consultancy Team

Please use our FREE number for all enquiries – 0800 073 4444 (Option 6, 1)

Joint Head of Finance
Jackie Redknap  - Ext 834322   jackie.redknap@babockinternational.com 
Sue English        - Ext 834352    sue.english@babcockinternational.com 

 

Finance Help Desk
0800 073 4444 Ext 834275

Term Time
Monday - Thursday 09.00 to 17.00
Friday 09.00 to 16.00

School Holidays
Monday to Friday 10.00 to 16.00

 

Email Address Contacts

General Enquiries
schoolsfinance@babcockinternational.com

Academies Enquiries
academyfinance@babcockinternational.com

Orovia Enquiries
orovia@babcockinternational.com

What Our Customers Say

What our Customers Say

“Our finance consultant has provided invaluable guidance and support to the Business and Finance team since we converted, working with us to develop the structure of the accounts and the management reports. We have been impressed by the customer service and have recommended the finance consultants to other academies!” (Business Manager, Warden Park Academy, West Sussex)

“My consultant explains everything in layman’s terms, provides excellent tools for me to use and information in a timely fashion” (Business Manager, Ravenscote Academy, Surrey)

“I was a little sceptical when I first realised we would be having someone we didn’t know coming in to organise our affairs but I have been pleasantly surprised! I can’t thank you enough for everything you have done for the school over the last few weeks. You’ve made a huge difference with your efficiency and becoming part of our team – we’re only sorry now that you won’t be with us forever!” (Secondary School Business Manager)

“Babcock 4S provides a first class service in financial management to schools. The consultants have the expertise and knowledge to fully support bursars in all aspects of school finance.” (School Business Manager of large Primary School)

“A huge ‘thank you’ for being such a life saver and such a wonderful support. We’ve loved having you in and fully appreciate that you’ve gone well beyond your role in helping us. Thank you, thank you, thank you.” (Primary School Headteacher)

“Support is provided to schools in a sensitive and timely manner. Their consultants have the confidence to challenge bad practice without causing ill will or poor relationships.” (Secondary School Headteacher)

“Thank you for all your help and support over the last few years. You have always been a steady and reassuring influence through some very stressful times. I hope your new school clients appreciate you as much as we did.” (Secondary School Headteacher)

“During the visit the head told me what an excellent service you provide and she greatly appreciates your hard work.” (Infant headteacher)

“I just wanted to say thank you very much for helping me out this afternoon – I really appreciated your calm (and successful!) approach.” (Primary School Bursar)

"My consultant is professional, patient, supportive and positive. Nothing is too much trouble and she has a natural ability to be able to explain things in a straightforward manner.” (Primary School Business Manager)

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