Business and facilities

In this section


Guidance for schools wishing to hire an apprentice, including information on the apprenticeship levy, setting up a digital account, how to recruit an apprentice, and selecting a training provider

Business continuity

Guidance to support and inform business continuity planning within your school

Coronavirus advice

Advice to schools, settings and parents concerning the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)


The Hackney Education online DBS system and our dedicated DBS professionals help employers to make safer recruitment decisions

GDPR support for schools

Hackney Education is using a framework of 8 Key Tasks to complete in order to ensure your compliance with the GDPR

Guidance on remote working

Guidance on operating Microsoft Teams for chat, audio and video conferencing

Health and safety for schools

Hackney Council's Health, Safety and Wellbeing team provides a health and safety monitoring service to schools

Human resources for schools

Hackney Education's HR Services for School web resources - policies, procedures, forms and toolkits for all aspects of HR for Schools

MIS/SIMS resources

If your school already buys our MIS service login to access training materials, guidance notes, upgrade notes, information on enhancements to the software, dates for your diary and much more

Office 365

Guidance on using Office 365

School complaints

Guidance on how to handle school complaints, including a model school complaints procedure

Schools finance

The Schools Finance Support Team delivers strategic support to schools by offering a comprehensive financial management, support and advice service. See resources to guide you through the regulatory requirements for financial management

Schools procurement

The purpose of this manual is to provide the reader with a detailed overview of how to achieve best value and execute a transparent procurement process when purchasing goods or services