Agenda

Rotherham Schools' Forum - Friday 14 January 2022 8.30 a.m.

Venue: Virtual. View directions

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 167 KB

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 19th November, 2021.

5.

Matters Arising from Previous Minutes.

 

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

6.

Feedback from High Needs Sub-Group

Paul Silvester/Nathan Heath to report.

 

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

7.

2022/2023 Early Years Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Aileen Chambers and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

Recommendation:-  To agree:-

 

·        That the local funding formula is maintained as detailed at point 2.1.

·        That the Inclusion Support Grant budget of £540 is approved from EY Block Reserve (including DAF reserve) and High Needs Block .

·        Temporary increase in capacity in EY&CS to review usage of ISG.

·        Use of EY Block reserves to fund any Golden Ticket families whose eligibility has changed after take-up of a place.

·        Use of EY Block reserves to fund any Special Guardianship children who do not meet DfE eligibility criteria.

8.

School Improvement Monitoring & Brokering Grant Consultation pdf icon PDF 280 KB

Nathan Heath and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

9.

2022/2023 Dedicated Schools Grant School Block Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Vera Njegic and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

10.

Schools Supplementary Grant 2022 to 2023: Methodology pdf icon PDF 138 KB

Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

Additional documents:

11.

Safety Valve

Nathan Heath and Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

12.

Any Other Business

 

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

13.

Date of Next Meeting

 

Recommendation:-  To consider and agree the date and time of the next meeting of the Rotherham Schools’ Forum on Friday, 8th April, 2022 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.