Schools Forum - Wednesday, 9th February, 2022 4.30 pm

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Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the previous meeting held on 19 January 2022 and matters arising pdf icon PDF 69 KB


Election of Chair and Membership Changes


Dedicated Schools Grant Budget 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 330 KB


To Inform Schools Forum of the initial determination of the Dedicated Schools Grant budget (including individual schools budgets) for 2022-23 and to seek the necessary approvals and endorsements required.



It is recommended that Schools Forum:

(1)  Endorse the initial determination of the Schools Budget for 2022-23 as set out in Appendix 1.

(2)  Endorse the 2022-23 Special School, Inclusion Centre and Alternative Provision Places as set out in Appendix 2.

(3)  Endorse the 2022-23 Element 3 Top-up values for Special Schools, Inclusion Centres, Alternative Provision settings and Mainstream schools, as set out in Appendix 3.

(4)  Endorse the Early Years budget as set out in Table 1 and Appendix 1.

(5)  Endorse the proposal that any carry forward of balances from 2021-22 to be used to assist with the revenue costs associated with the planned increase in high needs places, the continued introduction of the funding reform changes and fund any potential financial pressures arising during 2022-23.

(6)  Endorse the approach to distribute the supplementary funding through agreement with special schools and alternative provision settings as set out in Section 9.



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