Catalyst Financials to the core

Finance – we’ve got it covered.

You need time to focus on what matters, but when education finance becomes more complicated and less forgiving… how do you do this?

Let us take the strain. Stop spending time firefighting the financial day to day and focus on financial strategy, planning, and adding value. We help you manage your budget to ensure every penny is spent effectively on positively impacting children’s learning.

The key is to leave no gaps, cover all bases and find every saving

Our qualified education finance professionals understand the intricacies of your school’s finances and the ever-changing financial landscape. By covering every base, we provide you with the information you need to make sense of your school’s budget and maximise the funds available.

Smart Financial Planning

Your resources are limited, so you need to know how, where and when your monies are being spent. We make sure your funds are allocated, accounted for, and used in the best way possible.


Qualified education finance professionals who know the intricacies of finance in schools and understand the everchanging landscape.


As educationalists and specialists, we provide you with the information required to make sense of your school’s or trust’s finances.

The right processes

Our years of experience, expertise, and capability means we don’t let you fall over- nothing is left out, no gaps, and no options unexplored.

The essential link between Payroll and Finance

Your staff are your most important asset and keeping them paid on-time, every time is essential. Our boringly accurate payroll means no nasty surprises.

Our Payroll system keeps on top of pay scales, pension administration, maternity leave and so much more. As payroll constitutes 80% of your school’s budget, our specialists are on-hand to support the reconciliation and budgeting process.

Find out more about Catalyst Payroll
Catalyst Payroll to the core

Bring it all together

Delivered and developed by our education finance experts, further your progress with our training and development opportunities. We are confident there is something for everyone in the range we have on offer, but we also provide bespoke training in specific areas where needed.

Make sense of your school’s finances. Find out more about Catalyst Financials.

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