Agenda

Schools' Forum
Thursday, 24th January, 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Casterton College Rutland, Ryhall Road, Great Casterton, Stamford PE9 4AT

Contact: Jane Narey  01572 758311

Items
No. Item

Apologies for Absence

Apologies have been received from Bob Gale, Fiona Wilce, Kevin Quinn, Mark Andrews and Robert Shore.

 

Caroline Johnstone has been invited as the Maintained Schools representative.

1.

Minutes and Actions from the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 176 KB

To confirm the minutes and actions of the meeting of the Schools’ Forum held on Thursday, 20th September 2018

2.

Declarations of Interest

In accordance with the Regulations, Members are invited to declare any personal or prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests in respect of items on this Agenda and/or indicate if Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.

 

3.

Petitions, Deputations and Questions

To receive any petitions, deputations and questions received from Members of the Public in accordance with the provisions of Procedure Rule 217.

 

The total time allowed for this item shall be 30 minutes.  Petitions, declarations and questions shall be dealt with in the order in which they are received.  Questions may also be submitted at short notice by giving a written copy to the Committee Administrator 15 minutes before the start of the meeting.

 

The total time allowed for questions at short notice is 15 minutes out of the total time of 30 minutes.  Any petitions, deputations and questions that have been submitted with prior formal notice will take precedence over questions submitted at short notice.  Any questions that are not considered within the time limit shall receive a written response after the meeting and be the subject of a report to the next meeting.

(5 MINUTES for items 1, 2, 3)

 

 

4.

Funding Update

4a

The DSG 2018/19 Budget Forecast pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To receive a report from Dawn Greaves, Accountant

Additional documents:

4b

The DSG 2019/20 Budget pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Briefing regarding next year’s budget

4c

High Needs

4d

Early Years

To receive a verbal update regarding the Early Years budget

Schools Forum Powers and Responsibilities

As per the Schools Forum Powers and Responsibilities:

 

Function

Local authority

Schools forum

DfE role

Central spend on:

·         high needs block provision

 

 

Decides

 

 

None, but good practice to inform forum

 

 

None

 

4e

Recovery Plan pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To receive a report from Saverio Della Rocca and Kevin Quinn (FOR INFORMATION AND DISCUSSION)

 

(30 MINUTES FOR ALL ITEMS)

5.

EYFS Working Party: Update

To receive an update from Sharon Milner, Chair of the EYFS Working Party (FOR INFORMATION)

(5 MINUTES)

6.

School Capacity (SCAP) Returns

To receive a verbal update on pupil place planning assessment returns from Gill Curtis, Head of Lifelong Learning. FOR INFORMATION ONLY

(5 MINUTES)

7.

Election Results - Autumn 2018 pdf icon PDF 41 KB

To receive a verbal report from Gill Curtis, Head of School Improvement (FOR INFORMATION)

(5 MINUTES)

8.

CHANGE IN LEADERSHIP

To receive a verbal update from Gill Curtis (FOR INFORMATION ONLY)

(5 MINUTES)

9.

Any Urgent Business

(5 MINUTES FOR FINAL AGENDA ITEMS)

9a

Letter from the Education and Skills Funding Agency pdf icon PDF 79 KB

10.

Review of Forward Plan and Dates of Next Meeting

10a

Forward Plan for 2019 pdf icon PDF 76 KB

10b

Meeting Dates

·         Thursday, 11th April 2019, 4.00 – 5.00 p.m., Council Chamber

·         Thursday, 13th June 2019, 4.00 – 5.00 p.m., Council Chamber

·         Thursday, 10th October 2019, 4.00 – 5.00 p.m., Council Chamber