Agenda

Schools Forum - Wednesday, 6th July, 2022 4.00 pm

Venue: Webcast - Remote Meeting. View directions

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 229 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 19 May 2022.

5.

Matters Arising

To discuss any matters arising.

6.

Executive Summary pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer and Deputy Chief Executive.

 

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.

DSG High Needs Block Review Update pdf icon PDF 331 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Children’s Services.

 

The report updates Schools’ Forum members on the implementation of the Dedicated Schools Grant, (DSG) high needs block review recommendations.

 

Schools’ Forum members are asked to note and comment on the update.

 

Officer contact Bev Milway, 0161 218 1785 or email: bev.milway@stockport.gov.uk

 

8.

SEND Green Paper Response pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Children’s Services.

 

The report discusses further with Schools’ Forum members the Government’s publication of the SEND green paper and finalise a response to the consultation.

 

Schools Forum members are asked to:-

 

(i)           Note the report

(ii)          Discuss and finalise a consultation response; and

(iii)        Offer any further comments

 

Officer contact Bev Milway, 0161 218 1785 or email: bev.milway@stockport.gov.uk

 

Additional documents:

9.

DfE Consultation - Implementing the Direct national Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 279 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer and Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with details of the recent consultation document released by the Department for Education (DfE) relating to implementing the Direct National Funding Formula (NFF) model.

 

Schools’ Forum members are asked to:-

 

(i)           Note the report

(ii)          Discuss the consultation document material/aspects; and

(iii)         Offer any further comments

 

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

 

10.

Schedule of Meetings and Training pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To consider a report of the Borough Treasurer and Deputy Chief Executive.

 

The report provides Schools’ Forum members with details of the calendar dates of meetings agreed for the 2022/23 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:

 

a) note the report;

b) request any reports for future meetings;

c) note/accept the 2022/2023 academic years dates provided at section 2.2; and discuss and agree a revised date for March 2023 meeting

d) Discuss and propose any amendments to the forward planner and

e) request any items for training/development sessions.

 

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

 

11.

Any Other Business

To discuss any other business.