Schools Forum - Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 4.00 pm

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

Contact: Schools Forum Administration  Email:

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Welcome and Introductions

Welcome by Chair of Schools Forum, John Draper.


Apologies and Changes in Membership (if any)

To note apologies and changes in membership.


Minutes of Previous Meeting - 19 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 246 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2018.


Updates to be provided on the following:


·  (Item 5) Capital Funding Bidding Remit    (Paul Atkins)


·  (Item 7) High Needs Block Working Group Reconstitution    (Paul Atkins)


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.


Standing Item: LA Update on DFE/EFA Funding Announcements

The LA to provide an update if applicable regarding national announcements.


2019/20 Budget Agreement by Schools Forum for all Central Expenditure

To discuss and vote on the proposed budgetary option(s) for the following areas:


1)  Schools Block

2)  High Needs Block

3)  Early Years Block

4)  Central School Services Block

To include a vote on the following decision(s):


a)  Schools Forum to consider a transfer of funds to the High Needs Block: should a transfer of 0.5% be made from the Schools Block to the High Needs Block?


Closing Remarks and Date of Next Meeting

Wednesday 27 March 2019

3:30pm or 4:00pm start TBC

Venue: TBC