Schools Forum
Wednesday 20 June 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

No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Membership


Declarations of Interest


Deputations (if Any)


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

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


Actions arising pdf icon PDF 45 KB

To consider any actions arising from previous meetings.


Raising the Achievement of Black Caribbean Boys in Brent Schools pdf icon PDF 111 KB

The paper seeks agreement from the Schools Forum to allocate funding to raise the Achievement of Black Caribbean Boys in Brent schools.

Additional documents:


Strengthening Leadership Development and Succession Planning in Brent schools pdf icon PDF 162 KB

The paper seeks agreement from the Schools Forum to allocate funding to secure the full and effective implementation of a strategy to strengthen leadership, development and succession planning in Brent schools.



Early Years Projects funded from allocated Dedicated Schools Grant reserves pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To provide information around the planned use of reserves for Early Years projects from the Dedicated Schools Grant.



Dedicated Schools Grant Financial Outturn 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 135 KB

The report sets out the final Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) outturn against the budget set for 2017/18, and provides detail on the overall £1.8 million underspend.


Additional documents:


Dedicated Schools Grant Financial Outlook Report pdf icon PDF 146 KB

The report considers the issues Schools Forum will face when setting the 2019/20 Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG), known as the ‘Schools Budget’. It takes into account what was previously announced in the summer of 2017 regarding 2019/20 DSG funding, and the current financial position, but is written prior to the publication of the detailed operational guidance for that year.



High Needs Task and Finish Group Report pdf icon PDF 85 KB

The report provides an update to the Schools Forum on the work of the High Needs Task and Finish Group comprised of forum members and advised by officers from both the Finance and Inclusion services.


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Any Other Urgent Business