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Agenda

Venue: Rotherham Town Hall, The Crofts, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

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 Interests

 

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 held on 22nd November, 2019 pdf icon PDF 101 KB

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 22nd November, 2019.

5.

Matters Arising from Previous Minutes

 

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

 

·             Minute No. 18 (Mid-Year Early Years Block Update and 2020/21 Funding Announcement) – Aileen Chambers to report.

6.

Constitution and Membership of the Schools' Forum pdf icon PDF 59 KB

 

Report of the School Forum Clerk

 

Recommendation:-  To note the current membership and to agree the replacement representative for the nursery sector and the addition to the maintained school members – primary governor sector.

Items for Discussion:-

7.

High Needs Sufficiency Strategy Update

 

Verbal Update by Mary Jarrett,

Head of Inclusion.                                        9.00 a.m.      (20 mins approx.)

 

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

8.

2020/2021 Early Years Funding pdf icon PDF 110 KB

 

Report by Aileen Chambers,

Education and Skills.                                                   9.20 a.m.                                                                      (15 mins approx.)

 

Recommendation:-  (1)  To note the early education funding rates for 2020/21.

 

(2)  Approve retention of 5% of the 3 year old and 30 hour budget to cover central spend (Early Years and Childcare Service).

 

(3)  To note the Inclusion Support Grant proposals.

 

9.

2020/2021 Dedicated Schools Grant and funding Formula (herewith). pdf icon PDF 89 KB

 

Report by Vera Njegic,

Schools Finance.                                                      9.35 a.m.                                                                      (15 mins approx.)

 

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

Additional documents:

10.

Exclusions/Pupil Referral Units Strategy Update (herewith). pdf icon PDF 99 KB

 

Report by Mary Jarrett,

Head of Inclusion.                                                      9.50 a.m.                                                                      (20 mins approx.)

 

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

11.

Any other business.

 

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

12.

Dates and Times of Future Meetings.

 

Recommendation:-  To consider and agree the dates and times of future meetings of the Rotherham Schools’ Forum for:-

 

·                April, 2020 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.

·                June, 2020 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.

·                September 2020 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.

·                November, 2020 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.