Agenda

Schools Forum
Wednesday, 8th July, 2020 4.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Remote Meeting - Remote. 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 meeting held on 12 February 2020 and matters arising pdf icon PDF 115 KB

5.

Dedicated Schools Grant Outturn 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 383 KB

The purpose of this report is to inform Schools Forum of the year-end outturn position as at the end of March 2020 for the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG).

 

RECOMMENDED that Schools Forum note the year-end outturn budget position for the Dedicated Schools Grant as at the end of March 2020 and the variance explanations contained within this report.

 

6.

Schools Balances as at 31 March 2020 pdf icon PDF 446 KB

The purpose of this report is to inform Schools Forum of the level of maintained schools' revenue and capital balances as at 31st March 2020.

 

 

RECOMMENDED that Schools Forum notes the level of maintained schools' revenue balances and capital balances as at 31st March 2020 as shown in Appendices 2 & 3 and the monitoring action taken by the council

7.

Schools Forum Constitution pdf icon PDF 161 KB

The purpose of this report is to seek Schools Forum approval to retain the existing constitution attached at Appendix A. The report seeks to update the Schools Forum on the current composition which continues to provide for appropriate representation between maintained schools and academies within the city.

 

RECOMMENDED that Schools Forum retains the current constitution attached at Appendix A, which took effect from 24th May 2018

Additional documents:

8.

Scheme for Financing Schools pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Purpose.

This report outlines the proposed changes to the Scheme for Financing Schools which reflect the revisions to the scheme as outlined in the guidance issued by the Department for Education (DfE).

 

 

RECOMMENDED that Schools Forum members representing maintained schools approve the revised Scheme for Financing Schools attached at Appendix 1, to come into force on 1 August 2020.

 

Additional documents:

9.

Any Other Business

10.

Dates of Future Meetings

(all meetings to be held on Wednesdays 4.30pm – 6.30pm

 

Future meetings:

 

16 September 2020:- Executive Meeting Room. The Guildhall venue tbc

 

Proposed Future meetings:

 

21 October 2020:- Conference Room A, Civic Offices

2 December 2020:- Conference Room A, Civic Offices

13 January 2021:- To be advised