Rotherham Schools' Forum - Friday 15 January 2021 8.30 a.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Debbie Pons , Governance Adviser 

No. Item


Welcome and Introductions


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


Apologies for Absence.


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


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.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 183 KB


Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 20th November, 2020.


Matters Arising from Previous Minutes


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

Items for Discussion:-


Presentation from the Isos Partnership


Feedback from High Needs Sub-Group


Report by Paul Silvester and Nathan Heath.


Recommendation:-  To receive the update and note the contents.


2021/2022 Early Years Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 240 KB


Report by Aileen Chambers and Neil Hardwick.


Recommendation:-  To note the content of this report and approve the 5% central retention of the Early Years Block to cover Early Years and Childcare Service delivery costs.


Falling Rolls Funding Criteria pdf icon PDF 144 KB


Report by Vera Njegic and Neil Hardwick.


Recommendation:-  To note this information and ensure Forum Members make sure that school/academies that they represent were aware of this information.


2021/2022 Dedicated Schools Grant School Block Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 161 KB


Report by Vera Njegic and Neil Hardwick.


Recommendation:-  That the report be received and the contents noted.

Additional documents:


Any Other Business


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


Date of Next Meeting


Recommendation:-  To consider and agree the date and time of the next meeting of the Rotherham Schools’ Forum on Friday, 16th April, 2021 at 8.30 a.m.