Agenda

Rotherham Schools' Forum - Friday 18 November 2022 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 195 KB

 

Recommendation:-  To receive and approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on 23rd September, 2022.

5.

Matters Arising from Previous Minutes

 

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

6.

Constitution and Composition of the Rotherham Schools Forum

 

Based on the School Sector Breakdown to include:-

 

·              Lynsey Hadfield as Substitute for Sharon Stones (Nursery School Head)

 

·              Karen Smith as Substitute for Joel Hardwick (Special Academy Representative)

 

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

7.

DSG Sustainability & High Needs Finance Update pdf icon PDF 570 KB

 

Neil Hardwick and Vera Njegic to report.

 

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

8.

Update from High Needs Sub-Group pdf icon PDF 153 KB

 

Nathan Heath to report.

 

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

 

9.

School Improvement Functions

 

Pam Ward to report.

 

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

10.

School Funding Formula 2023/24 Consultation Outcome pdf icon PDF 248 KB

 

Neil Hardwick and Vera Njegic to report.

 

Recommendation:-  That the Schools’ Forum note the content of the report and that votes be undertaken with the appropriate members of the Schools’ Forum to agree the school and academy local funding formula for 2023/24 for submission in January 2023.

Additional documents:

11.

Rotherham's Notional SEN Additional Funding Eligibility Criteria - Mainstream Schools and Academies

 

Neil Hardwick to report.

 

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

12.

Teachers and NJC Pay Awards

 

Ian Henderson to report.

 

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

 

13.

Any Other Business

 

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, 13th January, 2023 at 8.30 a.m. – venue to be confirmed.