Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall
Contact: Lisa Gallacher 023 9283 4056 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Declarations of Interest
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.