Agenda

Schools Forum
Wednesday, 28th March, 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Regents Park Community College, King Edward Avenue, SO16 4GW

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and introductions

Welcome by Chair of Schools Forum, Jonty Archibald and Paul Atkins, Schools Capital Programme Manager.

Welcome and introduction to Julien Kramer, Service Lead for Education.

 

2.

Apologies and Changes in Membership (if any)

To note apologies and changes in membership.

Election of new Schools Forum Chair, following Jonty Archibald’s resignation.

Recommendations and decision to appoint an Independent Financial Advisor to Schools Forum.

3.

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 Meeting Support Officer.

4.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting - 17 January 2018 pdf icon PDF 276 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 17 January 2018.

5.

Local Authority Updates

5a

Verbal report by Julien Kramer, Service Lead for Education

5b

Education Services Review pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To receive an update from Paul Atkins, Schools Capital Programme Manager.  During this item, to receive nominations for Schools Forum Members to take part in a proposals workshop.

 

5c

Schools Capital Programme and Secondary Schools Expansion

To receive a verbal update from Paul Atkins, Schools Capital Programme Manager.

 

5d

High Needs Block Working Group

To receive a verbal update from Paul Atkins, Schools Capital Programme Manager.

 

5e

Schools Admissions Policies

To receive a high level explanation of Schools Admission Policies and processes from Clodagh Freeston, Schools Admissions Manager.   

5f

Schools in Financial Difficulties Fund

To receive an update from Paul Atkins, Schools Capital Programme Manager and Nick Persson, Finance Business Partner for Education.

This will include an update on the Scheme for Financing Schools.

 

5g

Finance update

To receive an update from Jo Knight, Service Lead, Finance Business Partnering.

 

 

5h

Private Finance Initiatives (PFI) update

To receive a verbal update from Jo Knight, Service Lead, Finance Business Partnering.

 

6.

CLOSING REMARKS AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Wednesday 27 June 2018

3:30pm or 4:00pm start tbc

Venue: TBC