Schools Forum
Wednesday 21 February 2018 6.00 pm

Venue: Dining Area 2 - The Village School, Grove Park, NW9 0JY. View directions

Contact: Nikolay Manov, Governance Officer  Email:; Tel: 0208 937 1348

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Tribute to Herman Martyn


Apologies for Absence and Membership

·                     The Schools Forum is asked to note the following vacancies:

Ø Primary Governor

Ø Secondary Academy Head



Declarations of Interest


Deputations (if Any)


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Dedicated Schools Grant High Needs Block 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 86 KB

The report sets out the proposed 2018/19 High Needs Block budget, including changes from the 2017/18 financial year. It also makes two proposals for utilising DSG reserves.

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Dedicated Schools Grant Mainstream Funding Formula 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The report has been prepared in response to requests for information at the January 2018 Schools Forum. The appendices to the paper contain a series of tables which provide detailed analysis of the 2018/19 funding formula compared to the 2017/18 formula.


Additional documents:


Dedicated Schools Grant Financial Forecast 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 90 KB

The report provides the Schools Forum with a forecast of Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) spend against the budget set for 2017/18. It is an updated position to that reported in the January 2017 Schools Forum.

Additional documents:


Dedicated Schools Grant Pupil Demand Task and Finish Group 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The report provides the Schools Forum with details of funding mechanisms for secondary growth recommended by the Pupil Demand Task and Finish Group.


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Any Other Urgent Business