Financial statements for primary and secondary-level schools

This is a resource page for members’ preparing financial statements for primary and secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland. The information here has been provided by the Financial Support Services Unit (FSSU), a body set up by the Department of Education & Skills to assist schools and accountants in complying with the requirements of Section 18 of the Education Act 1998.

Accountants providing services to primary schools may register with FSSU for regular updates by e-mailing your firm name, school roll number, full school name and your email address to

The FSSU plan to issue guidance and an example chart of accounts for primary schools and these will be circulated to all accountants who register with FSSU.