Agenda

Schools Forum
Tuesday, 22nd January, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: Aquinas College, Nangreave Road, Stockport, SK2 6TH

Contact: Democratic Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Welcome and Introductions

2.

Apologies for Absence/Substitutions

To report any apologies for absence or substitutions.

3.

Recording of Any Observers

To record any observers present.

4.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 December 2018.

5.

Matters Arising

To discuss any matters arising.

6.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with an executive summary report of the business matters included on the main agenda.

 

Schools’ Forum is recommended to note the executive summary and offer any views, comments and feedback to be considered for future executive summary reports.

 

Officer contact: Peter Hughes on 0161 474 3947 or email: peter.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

7.

SCHOOLS FUNDING SETTLEMENT 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with details of the 2019/20 Schools Funding Settlement released on 17 December 2018 by the Department for Education (DfE).

Schools’ Forum Members are requested to note the report.

Officer contact: Peter Hughes on 0161 474 3947 or email: peter.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

 



8.

2019/20 ANNUAL PRO-FORMA TOOLKIT (APT) RETURN pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with details of the Final 2019/20 Local Authority (LA) annual pro-forma toolkit (APT) return to be submitted to the Department for Education (DfE).

 

Schools Forum members are asked to

             I.        Note the above report; and

            II.        Offer any further comments

 

Officer contact: Peter Hughes on 0161 474 3947 or email: peter.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

Additional documents:

9.

2019/20 BUDGET UPDATE pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with a further update on the 2019/20 budget setting process for the total Schools’ Budget predominantly financed by deployment of the dedicated schools grant (DSG);

Schools Forum members are asked to:

             I.        Note the above report;

            II.        Offer any further comments on individual areas; and

          III.        Formally approve the individual resource budget allocations in the central school services block as per the table at section 7.4.

 

Officer contact: Peter Hughes on 0161 474 3947 or email: peter.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

10.

SCHOOLS AND EARLY YEARS FINANCE (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2018 (No.2) pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with details of the new Schools and Early Years Finance (England) Regulations 2018 (No.2) which came into force from 7 December 2018.

 

Schools’ Forum Members are asked to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Peter Hughes on 0161 474 3947 or email: peter.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

 

11.

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS & TRAINING pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with details of the calendar dates of meetings agreed for the 2018/19 academic year.

The report also provides Schools’ Forum members with the opportunity to request reports for future meetings and/or make amendments to the forward planner (Appendix 1).

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with the opportunity to request any items for training/development sessions.

Schools Forum members are asked to:

 

                  I.        Note the above report;

                II.         Request any reports for future meetings;

               III.        Note the 2018/19 academic year meeting dates provided at section 3.1 above;

              IV.        Discuss and propose any amendments to the forward planner; and

                V.        Request any items for training/development sessions.

 

Officer contact: Peter Hughes Tel 474 3947 Email: peter.hughes@stockport.gov.uk

 

12.

Any Other Business

To discuss any other business.