Agenda

Schools Forum - Wednesday, 10th February, 2021 4.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Remote Meeting. View directions

Contact: Lisa Gallacher 023 9283 4056  Email: lisa.gallacher@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Membership Changes

4.

Minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 January 2021 and matters arising pdf icon PDF 363 KB

5.

Dedicated Schools Grant Budget 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 355 KB

Purpose

 

The purpose of this report is to:

 

Inform Schools Forum of the initial determination of the Dedicated Schools Grant budget (including individual schools budgets) for 2021-22 and to seek the necessary approvals and endorsements required.

 

Recommendations

 

It is recommended that Schools Forum:

 

1. Endorse the initial determination of the Schools Budget for 2021-22 as set out in Appendix 1.

 

2. Endorse the 2021-22 Special School, Inclusion Centre and Alternative Provision Places as set out in Appendix 2.

 

3. Endorse the 2021-22 Element 3 Top-up values for Special Schools, Inclusion Centres, Alternative Provision settings and pupils with an EHCP in Mainstream schools as set out in Appendix 3.

 

4. Endorse the proposal to consult with The Harbour School and secondary schools with reference to the Turnaround project as set out in paragraph 5.23.

 

5. Endorse the proposal that any carry forward of balances from 2020- 21 be used to assist with the continued introduction of the funding reform changes and fund any potential financial pressures arising during 2021-22.

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6.

2020-21 Early Years Providers Covid-19 Additional Grant, Spring 2021 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Purpose

 

The purpose of this report is to:

 

Seek endorsement from Schools Forum to pay early years providers additional funding in the form of a grant in order to support the sustainability of the market.This would apply to providers who offered funded early years provision for two, three and four year olds during the first national lockdown.

 

Recommendations

 

It is recommended that Schools Forum:

 

Endorse the proposed grant values to be paid in the spring term 2021 subject to the forecast year end position as set out in Table 1.

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