Agenda

Schools Forum
Wednesday, 12th February, 2020 4.30 pm

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes of the meeting held on 15 January 2020 and matters arising pdf icon PDF 111 KB

4.

Membership Changes

5.

Dedicated Schools Grant 2020-21. pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Purpose of report 

To inform Schools Forum of the initial determination of the schools budget (including individual schools budgets) for 2020-21 and to seek the necessary approvals and endorsements required.

 

RECOMMENDED that Schools Forum:

 

a.    Endorse the initial determination of the Schools Budget for 2020-21 as set out in Appendix 1.

 

b.    Endorse the 2020-21 Special School, Inclusion Centre and Alternative Provision places as set out in Appendix 2.

 

c.    Endorse the 2020-21 Element 3 Top-up rates for The Harbour Special School, Inclusion Centres (including the addition of an Element 3 Top-up at Trafalgar Inclusion Centre), and Alternative Provision settings as set out in Appendix 3.

 

d.    Endorse the Solent Academies Trust proposal to increase the 2020-21 Element 3 Top-up rates for Solent Academies Trust to include either:

                                                                 i.    An increase of 1.84% as set out in Table A in Appendix 7, or

 

                                                                ii.     An increase of 5.25% as set out in Table B in Appendix 7.

 

e.    Endorse the proposal that any carry-forward balances from 2019-20 be used to assist with the continued introduction of the funding reform changes and fund any potential financial pressures arising during 2020-21.

 

f.     Endorse the local funding arrangements in respect of the 2, 3 and 4 year old early years provision for 2020-21 as set out in section 8 and Appendix 8.

 

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