It’s been ‘up and down’ the last few years, so time to have some fun…

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It’s been a difficult couple of years for all business managers and all schools, so we thought “let’s have some fun” whilst encouraging your school to complete the survey.

Complete the Somerset Education Financial Survey for Schools by 31 July 2022 and receive a Free Gift! 
Here’s a hint: Free Gift!^ 
^ limited offer—for first 400 surveys completed.

Start the survey today!
Here’s the link: Financial Survey for Schools

Reminder! Finalise last year’s (2020 school-year) reports before Friday, 15 July 2022
We aim to release 2021 school-year FSS reports on Monday, 1 August 2022. Therefore, last year’s reporting (2020 school-year) will cease from 5pm Friday, 15 July 2022Note: Please make sure you have saved any 2020 school-year reports before 15 July 2022During this time, you can still enter your 2021 school-year data.

Any questions?
If you have any questions in relation to the survey please contact Cathryn, our survey administrator at or telephone 1300 781 968 (from outside Australia +61 7 3263 5300). To assist you with accessing the Portal, here are the step-by-step instructions: Navigating the Somerset Education Portal.

If I can help in any way with the financial governance of your school—or even YoYo lessons—please contact me at or mobile 0417 618 899.

We look forward to working with you in 2022.

Kindest regards

John Somerset and the Survey Team

John Somerset is a Chartered Accountant. He has extensive knowledge of the independent school sector and is past President of Independent Schools Queensland and a past board member of the Independent Schools Australia.

Disclaimer: We publish this article only for non-government schools in Australia. All material should be regarded as information only and individuals should rely on their own enquiries when formulating decisions for themselves or their clients. In no way do we warrant or guarantee any changed circumstances for a school from use or non-use of this material. As a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, the firm participates in a national liability capping scheme. Accordingly, our liability is limited by a scheme approved under professional standards.

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