Decision details

2021-22 Schools Block Budget

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to seek agreement to setting the 2021-22 Schools Block Budgets and other associated matters.


The Executive Member agrees the recommendations proposed for the 2021-22 budget by the Schools Forum in respect of the Schools Block and Central School Services Block budgets, as set out in paragraph 3.1 of Appendix A of the Executive Director: People’s report.


Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that relevant elements of the 2021-22 Schools Budget are set in accordance with the views of schools, other providers of education, the Schools Forum, the funding framework and the anticipated level of resources.


Alternative options considered:

These have been considered during the budget consultation stage and previous reports to the Schools Forum

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Within existing resources.

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director of People.

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation documents, written reports


Governing bodies, the Schools Forum, People’s Departmental Management Team

Contact: Paul Clark, Finance Business Partner Email: Tel: 01344 354054.

Publication date: 19/01/2021

Date of decision: 19/01/2021

Effective from: 27/01/2021

Accompanying Documents: