Agenda

Schools Forum
Wednesday, 27th June, 2018 4.00 pm

Venue: Mansbridge Primary School, Octavia Road, Swaythling, Southampton, SO18 2LX

Contact: Schools Forum Administration  Email: SchoolsForum.Admin@southampton.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome by Chair of Schools Forum, John Draper.

 

2.

APOLOGIES AND CHANGES IN MEMBERSHIP (IF ANY)

To note apologies and changes in membership.

Statement from Paul Atkins in relation to Education Services Lead.

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 PREVIOUS MEETING - 28 MARCH 2018 pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 28 March 2018.

5.

STANDING ITEM: LA UPDATE ON DfE/EFA FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS

LA to provide an update if applicable regarding national announcements.

 

6.

LOCAL AUTHORITY UPDATES

Verbal updates on historic queries (6a – 6c)

 

6a

Primary Schools bulge and expansion (Paul Atkins)

6b

Funding of previous amalgamation - Junior/Infant school (Paul Atkins)

6c

Minimum Funding Guarantee (MFG) (Paul Atkins)

6d

Consortium of Local Education Authorities for the Provision of Science Services (CLEAPPS) funding (Paul Atkins)

6e

Changes to Finance Systems (Nick Persson)

6f

Education Services Review sub-group

To receive an update from Paul Atkins, Schools Capital Programme Manager, including:

 

·  Schools Balances and Surplus/Deficits Process

·  High Needs Block Working Group

6g

Private Funding Initiative (PFI)

To receive verbal clarification from Nick Persson, Finance Business Partner.

6h

Local Authority Budget Pressures and DSG monitoring

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

 

6i

Capital Programme update

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

 

6j

SEND Strategic Review

To receive a presentation from Tammy Marks, Service Manager for Special Educational Needs and Disability, on the recommendations from the SEND Strategic Review.

7.

CLOSING REMARKS AND DATE OF NEXT MEETING

Wednesday 19 September 2018

3.30pm or 4.00pm start TBC

Venue TBC

 

Proposed forward dates and requests for venues:

 

·  Wednesday 17 October 2018   TBC   (DSG dedicated meeting)

·  Wednesday 21 November 2018  TBC

·  Wednesday 16 January 2019  TBC  

·  Wednesday 23 January 2019  TBC  (Budget contingency)

·  Wednesday 27 March 2019  TBC

·  Wednesday 26 June 2019  TBC