Decision details

Proposals for the 2021-22 High Needs and Early Years Block Elements of the Schools 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


To agree the 2021-22 High Needs and Early Years Block Elements of the Schools Budget including the operation of the Early Years Funding Formula for providers and associated units of resource.


The Executive Member agrees the budget proposals approved by the Schools Forum at its meeting on 11 March 2021, as set out in paragraph 3.1 of Appendix A and paragraph 3.1 of Appendix B of the Executive Director: Peoples report.

Reasons for the decision:

To ensure that the 2021-22 Schools Budget is set in accordance with the views of the Executive, schools, the Schools Forum and the statutory funding framework.


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 anticipated resources.

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

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

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Formal consultation


People Departmental Management Team and Schools Forum

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

Publication date: 29/03/2021

Date of decision: 29/03/2021

Effective from: 08/04/2021

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