Issue details

2020-21 Schools Budget: Compliance with Department for Education (DfE) Procedures for managing Budget Pressures

To agree that subject to the 2020-21 Schools Budget proposals to be presented to the Schools Forum in November confirming the significant budget pressures currently anticipated, that requests are made to the DfE to transfer funds from the Schools Block to the High Needs Block and that the Minimum Per Pupil Funding (MPPF) level is set below the amount ordinarily required minimum amount

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/10/2019

Decision due: 26 Nov 2019 by Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: People

Contact: Paul Clark, Finance Business Partner Email: paul.clark@bracknell-forest.gov.uk Tel: 01344 354054.

Consultation process

Schools have been consulted on the expected proposal to transfer funds from the Schools Block to the High Needs Block. The DfE announced that the for the first time in 2020-21 that MPPF levels would be mandatory at LA level. This was after the council had issued its consultation with schools. Therefore, only the Schools Forum will be consulted on this aspect

Consultees

Schools, the Schools Forum and People Departmental Management Team

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People

Financial Impact: Within anticipated resources

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