Schools Forum
Wednesday, 13th January, 2016 3.30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 3 - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Ed Grimshaw, Democratic Support Oficer  Telepohone 023 8083 2390

No. Item


Apologies and Changes in Membership (if any)


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 23rd September 2009, attached.


Declarations of Interest

In accordance with the Localism Act 2011, and the Council’s Code of Conduct, Members to disclose any personal or pecuniary interests in any matter included on the agenda for this meeting.


NOTE:  Members are reminded that, where applicable, they must complete the appropriate form recording details of any such interests and hand it to the Democratic Support Officer.


Election of Chair and Vice-Chair

To elect the Chair and Vice Chair for the School Year 2015/16.


Secondary Schools Expansion (Verbal Update)

Verbal update by the School Organisation and Strategy Manager.


Early Years Block pdf icon PDF 118 KB

Decision paper of the Finance Manager detailing the allocations within the Early Years Block, attached.


High Needs Block; pdf icon PDF 70 KB

Briefing paper of the Finance Manager outlining proposals for the High Needs Block including funding for Special Schools, Special Units in Maintained Schools and Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) from April 2016, attached.


2016/2017 Schools Block pdf icon PDF 192 KB

Decision paper of the Finance Manager detailing the 2016/17 Schools Block which funds Primary and Secondary School budget shares and Central Services retained by the Local Authority, attached.