Agenda

Schools Forum
Thursday, 21st March, 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 62 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2019.

5.

Matters Arising

To discuss any matters arising.

6.

Executive Summary pdf icon PDF 58 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.

Integrated Children's and Education Strategy pdf icon PDF 271 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with an update on the proposal for an integrated Children’s and Education Strategy.

 

Schools’ Forum Members are requested to note the report and offer any further comments.

 

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

 



8.

Healthy Pupils Capital Update pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides details of the use of Stockport’s allocation of the Healthy Pupils Capital fund following agreement by the CSS Directorate Management Team (DMT).

 

Schools’ Forum Members are requested to note the report and the allocation of the HPCF grant.

 

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

9.

Capital Program Update pdf icon PDF 65 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with progress/update in relation to capacity and condition issues within the Schools Capital Programme (SCP).

 

Schools’ Forum Members are requested to note the report and offer any comments.

 

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

10.

2019/20 Budget pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum Members with the final details of the construction of the 2019/20 Total Schools Budget predominantly financed by deployment of the dedicated schools grant (DSG).

 

Schools’ Forum Members are requested to note the report and offer any comments.

 

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

11.

Nursery Schools Funding pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with an update on the latest announcement relating to Nursery Schools supplementary funding provided to Local Authorities.

 

Schools Forum Members are requested to note the report.

 

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

12.

DSG Review pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report provides Schools Forum members with the key elements of the DSG Review Group work streams that need to be addressed in the near future.

 

Schools’ Forum Members are requested to:

(i)           Note the report and offer any comments

(ii)          Agree the membership of the DSG Review Group as at Appendix 1.

 

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

13.

Scheme For Financing Schools Update pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer.

 

The report presents Schools’ Forum members with details of the proposed amendments to the scheme for financing schools document for approval.

 

Schools’ Forum Members are asked to:

 

(i)           Note the report

(ii)          Approve the proposed amendments as provided at Appendix 2.

 

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

14.

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

 

15.

Any Other Business

To discuss any other business.