Council meetings


Venue: Virtual - Microsoft Teams

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Apologies and Acceptance of Apologies/Welcome New Members


Declaration of Interests


Minutes of the Meeting - 28 June 2022 pdf icon PDF 726 KB


Matters Arising

  • Report on TOFTUA – included
  • Schools Forum Training - delivered



Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) - 2021/22, 2022/23 and 2023/24 (provisional) pdf icon PDF 504 KB

This report sets out the DSG position 2021/22 (final), 2022/23 (update and forecast position) and DSG 2023/24 (provisional).  The report further seeks the application of circa £1m towards high needs spend.  Linked to the report is a powerpoint presentation on High Needs Funding as discussed at the Schools Forum High Needs Working Group. 

Additional documents:


Review Method for Funding Time Off for Trade Union Activities and Duties (TOFTUA) pdf icon PDF 212 KB

The report details the current method of reimbursing for TOFTUA activities and duties.  The report also clarifies approach for funding the proposal through direct de-delegation for maintained schools and charge for academies.



Responses to Recent Consultation Papers pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Responses made by the Local Authority to support three recent consultation documents are provided for information.


Additional documents:


Any Other Business

Any Other Business


·       Headlines national update – pressures facing schools




Future meetings


15 December 2022

19 January 2023 (provisional date)



All meetings will be held between 16.30 and 18.30 virtually



Sub Group meetings


High Needs Sub Group



1st December 2022, 12.30 – 2pm