Good management of your finance & admin is a critical factor. The financial commitment is a common stumbling point for schools when they first sit down to plan a programme. To add to the pressure, we can tell you that without a good financial plan and efficient ongoing management your programme will be at risk, no matter how well it is working educationally. Having said that it can be done and has been by many schools before you – and having high levels of pupil premium doesn’t make it any less likely to succeed. We have set out some key guidelines to help you focus your thinking and always remember that out School Liaison Managers are here to help work it through with you.