What is Not Covered by the Elements Diocesan Learning Trust Offer

The current top slice fee will cover all central services but will not cover all the management and support services necessary to run a successful academy.

Currently, the following are not included within the Elements Diocesan Learning Trust SLA:

  • Insurance (RPA)
  • Broadband (DGFL)
  • MIS – Arbor (Annual Subscription)
  • Cost of admissions panels
  • Cost of independent person on panels
  • Individualised Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Apprenticeship Levy
  • Grounds maintenance
  • School website design / costs
  • LA moderation costs
  • Union facilities fees
  • School maintenance costs
  • Cleaning costs
  • Any costs for EVOLVE or external Educational Visits providers
  • Measuring the distances for new intake Reception children (LA)
  • Safeguarding SLA (sourced by Elements through Dudley SLA at preferential rates)
  • FFT pupil tracking (for those academies that choose to buy in)
  • SEND support

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