Agenda

Rotherham Schools' Forum - Friday, 20th November, 2020 8.30 a.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Debbie Pons , Governance Adviser 

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Introductions.

 

Welcome by the Chair and introductions by all Forum Members present.

2.

Apologies for Absence.

 

To receive apologies from any Forum Member who are unable to attend the meeting.

3.

Appointment of Chair.

 

To consider all nominations for the position of Chair for the ensuing two years.

4.

Appointment of Vice-Chair.

 

To consider all nominations for the position of Vice-Chair for the ensuing two years.

5.

Declarations of Interest.

 

To invite Forum Members to declare any interests they may have on agenda items to be considered at this meeting, to confirm the nature of those interests and whether they intend to leave the meeting for the consideration of the item.

6.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting. pdf icon PDF 114 KB

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 18th September, 2020.

7.

Matters Arising from Previous Minutes.

 

To consider and report on any matters arising from the previous minutes.

Items for Discussion:-

8.

Trade Union Facilities Time pdf icon PDF 124 KB

 

Report by Neil Hardwick and Vera Njegic, Schools Finance.

 

To consider Trade Union Facilities Time.

9.

School Funding Formula 2021/22 Consultation Outcome pdf icon PDF 117 KB

 

Report by Neil Hardwick and Vera Njegic, Schools Finance.

 

Recommendation:-  That members of Schools’ Forum note the content of thereport and that votes be undertaken with the appropriate members of the Schools’ Forum to agree the school and academy local funding formula for 2021/22 for submission to the ESFA January 2021.

Additional documents:

10.

DSG Management Template

 

Neil Hardwick, Schools Finance, and Jenny Lingrell, Assistant Director, to report.

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and note the detail for the DSG Management Template.

11.

SEND Sufficiency Phase 3

 

Report by Jenny Lingrell, Assistant Director, Commissioning, Performance and Quality

 

Recommendation:-  To receive an update presentation and note the progress.

12.

Scheme for Financing Local Authority Maintained Schools (Updated Scheme)

 

Report by Vera Njegic, Schools’ Finance.

 

Recommendation:-  To receive a report and note the contents.

13.

Free School Meals

 

Report by Nathan Heath, Assistant Director of Education and Neil Hardwick, Schools Finance.

 

Recommendation:-  To receive a report and note the contents.

14.

Any Other Business.

 

Recommendation:-  To receive any other items of urgent business.

15.

Date of Next Meeting

 

Recommendation:-  To consider and agree the date and time of the next meeting of the Rotherham Schools’ Forum on Friday, 15th January, 2021 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.