Agenda

Rotherham Schools' Forum - Friday 13 January 2023 8.30 a.m.

Venue: Rockingham Professional Development Centre

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.

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.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 163 KB

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Friday, 18th November, 2022.

5.

Matters Arising from Previous Minutes

 

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

6.

Membership and Constitution of the Rotherham Schools Forum (Standing Item)

 

Based on the School Sector Breakdown to include:-

 

·              Dr. Sipra Deb as Private, Voluntary and Independent Sector Nursery Representative (filling the vacancy).

 

Recommendation:-  To consider and approve the amendments/updates to the membership of the Rotherham Schools Forum.

7.

2023/2024 Early Years Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 426 KB

 

Aileen Chambers and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

Recommendation:-  (1)  That Option 1 is agreed.

 

(2)  That the local funding formula is maintained with the TPPG additional element added to the base rate and distributed across all provider types.

8.

2023/2024 Dedicated Schools Grant School Block Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 161 KB

 

Vera Njegic and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

 

9.

Safety Valve

Nathan Heath and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

10.

Rotherham's Notional SEN Additional Funding Eligibility Criteria - Mainstream Schools and Academies (Deferred from previous meeting) pdf icon PDF 306 KB

 

Neil Hardwick to report.

 

Recommendation:-  To receive the report and note how Notional SEN budgets are calculated and when it might be appropriate to seek additional resources and how.

11.

Additional Capital Funding for Schools to Improve Energy Efficiency in Schools in 2022-2023

 

Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

12.

Any Other Business

 

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

13.

Date of Next Meeting

 

Recommendation:-  (1)  To consider and agree the date and time of the next meeting of the Rotherham Schools’ Forum on Friday, 28th April, 2023 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.

 

(2)  To note the forthcoming dates of future meetings for 2023:-

 

Friday, 23rd June, 2023

Friday, 22nd  September, 2023

Friday, 17th November, 2023

Friday, 12th January, 2024

Friday, 26th April, 2024