Agenda

Cabinet Member for Children, Families and Education - Wednesday, 26th January, 2022 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Lisa Gallacher 02392 834056  Email: lisa.gallacher@portsmouthcc.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

Meeting Information: Risk Assessment for Council Chamber pdf icon PDF 58 KB

1.

Apologies for Absence

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Dedicated Schools Grant Quarter 2 Budget Monitoring pdf icon PDF 514 KB

Purpose of report

 

The purpose of this report is to inform the Cabinet Member of the projected revenue expenditure of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) for the current financial year 2021-22 as at the end of September 2021.

 

Recommendations

 

It is recommended that The Cabinet Member:

 

·       Notes the forecast year end budget position for the Dedicated Schools Grant as at 30 September 2021, together with the associated explanations contained within this report.

4.

School Funding Arrangements 2022-23 pdf icon PDF 610 KB

Purpose

 

The purpose of this report is to:

 

·       Seek approval of the final stage submission to the Education and Skills Funding Agency (EFSA) by 21 January 2022 of the 2022-23 mainstream school revenue funding pro-forma for the Primary and Secondary Phases.

 

·       Inform the Cabinet Member of the progress towards the initial determination of the schools budget (including individual schools budgets for 2022-23 and to seek the necessary approvals and endorsements required).

 

Recommendations

 

It is recommended that the Cabinet Member:

 

·       Approve the proposed changes to the mainstream schools revenue funding arrangements as set out in Section 5.

 

·       Approve the school revenue funding pro-forma at Appendix 4 for submission to the ESFA on 21 January 2022.

 

·       Approve the use of the carry forward on the Schools Specific Contingency for the same purpose in 2022-23.

 

·       Approve the budget to be held centrally for the payment of central licences negotiated nationally for all schools by the Secretary of State.

 

·       Approve the use of the 2021-22 underspend on the Growth Fund for use for the same purpose in 2022-23.

 

·       Endorse the Growth Fund:

Budget for 2022-23 as set out in Appendix 1

Criteria for 2022-23 as set out in Appendix 3

 

·       Endorse the budgets to be held centrally specifically:

Schools Forum

Admissions

Duties retained by the local authority for all schools

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