Agenda

Schools Forum
Wednesday, 22nd May, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Jane Di Dino 023 9283 4060  Email: jane.didino@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Membership Changes

4.

Minutes and matters arising from the previous meeting on 16.01.2019 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

5.

Schools Forum Constitution pdf icon PDF 110 KB

Purpose

The purpose of this report is to seek Schools Forum approval to retain the existing constitution attached at Appendix A for the time being. The report seeks to update the Schools Forum on the current composition which continues to provide for appropriate representation between maintained schools and academies within the city.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Schools Forum retain the current constitution attached at Appendix A, which took effect from 24May 2018.

Additional documents:

6.

Schools Funding Arrangements 2019-20 Growth Fund pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Purpose

To seek approval for the proposed changes to the Growth Fund for mainstream schools (maintained and academy) to be implemented from the start of the autumn term 2019.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Schools Forum approve the:

 

  • Changes to the Growth Fund criteria and the move to a banded payment system as set out in appendix 1
  • New criteria, to be implemented from the start of the autumn term 2019.

Additional documents:

7.

Scheme for Financing Schools 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Purpose

This report outlines the proposed changes to the Scheme for Financing Schools which reflect the revisions to the scheme as outlined in the guidance issued by the Department for Education (DfE).

 

RECOMMENDED that the Schools Forum members representing maintained schools approve the revised Scheme for Financing Schools attached at Appendix 1, to come into force on 1 June 2019.

Additional documents:

8.

Timing of meetings

9.

DSG Budget Monitoring third quarter 2018-2019 pdf icon PDF 162 KB

Purpose

The purpose of this report is to inform Schools Forum of the projected revenue expenditure within the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) for the current financial year 2018-19 as at the end of December 2018.

 

RECOMMENDED that the Schools Forum note the projected year-end budget position for the Dedicated Schools Grant as at 31 December 2018, together with the associated explanations contained within this report.

10.

School funding reform 2020-2021

11.

Any Other Business