Agenda

Rotherham Schools' Forum - Friday, 18th September, 2020 8.30 a.m.

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Debbie Pons , Governance Adviser 

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence.

 

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

2.

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.

3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting. pdf icon PDF 113 KB

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 26th June, 2020

4.

Matters Arising from Previous Minutes

 

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

5.

DSG Mid-Year Update pdf icon PDF 470 KB

 

Report by Neil Hardwick, Schools Finance.   

 

Recommendation:-  To receive an update and note the current position.

6.

New Funding Announcements:- pdf icon PDF 77 KB

 

·              National Funding Formula for Schools and High Needs 2021-2022.

·              Pre-16 Schools revenue funding for 2021-2022.

·              2021-2022 School Formula Consultation.

 

Report by Neil Hardwick/Vera Njegic, Schools Finance.                                                        

 

Recommendation:-  To note this information and for Forum Members to ensure school/academies are aware of this information.

Additional documents:

7.

New Funding Announcements:- pdf icon PDF 69 KB

 

·              Support for schools during Covid-19.

·              Early Years funding this autumn.

 

Report by Neil Hardwick/Vera Njegic, Schools Finance.                                                        

 

Recommendation:-  To inform of the recently announced School Funding Update.

8.

SEND Joint Commissioning Strategy, SEMH Strategy and SEND Sufficiency

 

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

 

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

9.

The School information (England) Regulations 2020 - Financial Transparency of Maintained Schools and Academy Trusts pdf icon PDF 64 KB

 

Report by Vera Njegic, Schools’ Finance.     

 

Recommendation:-  To note the contents and for Forum Members to ensure all school/academies are aware of this information.

10.

Scheme for Financing Local Authority Maintained Schools

 

Report by Neil Hardwick, Schools’ Finance.  

 

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

 

11.

Falling Rolls Fund pdf icon PDF 70 KB

 

Report by Vera Njegic, Schools’ Finance.     

 

Recommendation:-  To inform of the citeria for a falling rolls fund.

 

12.

Prior Attainment - Funding Formula Factor pdf icon PDF 85 KB

 

Report by Vera Njegic, Schools’ Finance.     

 

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

13.

Any Other Business

 

(a)        To consider nominations for Chair and Vice-Chair (November meeting) – Clerk to report.

 

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

14.

Date of Next Meeting

 

Recommendation:-  To consider and agree the date and time of the next meeting of the Rotherham Schools’ Forum on Friday, 20th November, 2020 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.