Council meetings


Venue: Virtual - Microsoft Teams

No. Item


Apologies and Acceptance of Apologies/Welcome New Members


Declaration of Interests


Minutes of the Meeting - 16 December 2021 pdf icon PDF 518 KB


Matters Arising


Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) 2022/23 - Summary Overview - Part 1 of 3 pdf icon PDF 499 KB

This is the first of three reports, providing Schools Forum with technical update on the 2022/23 DSG funding settlement for Lewisham. 

The report also contains update on the supplementary grant funding supporting the increase in National Insurance for 2022/23. The element relating to High Needs will be a local determination for which forum is asked to approve a process of determination.



Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) - De-delegation Request for School Improvement and Brokerage Grant - Part 2 of 3 pdf icon PDF 543 KB

This report notes the cessation of the School Improvement and Brokerage Grant in 2023/24, with partial (50% reduction in 2022/23) which affects the deliverability of School Improvement functions via Lewisham learning. The report seeks funding support from Schools forum as part of the de-delegation process. 



Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) 2022/23 - Authority Proforma Tool (APT) (Schools Funding Formula) 2022/23 - Part 3 of 3 pdf icon PDF 553 KB

Report details options for Schools Forum to consider with regards submission of the Schools Funding Formula to the DfE on the 21st Janaury 2022.


APT Appendices - showing details for Option 1 & 2 plus comparison


Additional documents:


Any Other Business

Update on Term Time Only.




Future meetings





All meetings to be held between 16.30 and 18.30 – currently via Teams.



Sub Group meetings


High Needs Sub Group