Issue - decisions

School Budget Shares (Dedicated Schools Grant) 2020

04/02/2020 - School Budget Shares (Dedicated Schools Grant) 2020

1.          To approve the Local Authority formula for allocating resources to Hammersmith & Fulham schools for 2020/21 as set out in Appendix 1, the Authority Proforma Tool (APT) for setting school budgets.

 

2.          To approve the National Funding Formula (NFF) transitional factors (as set out in Appendix 1) as the basis for calculating the 2020/21 schools funding formula, together with a 0.5% per pupil Minimum Funding Guarantee (MFG) protection for individual schools versus 2019/20 pupil led funding levels.

 

3.          To approve the disapplication request to transfer £1.051m (1.0% of the total schools block allocation) from the schools block to the high needs block in the 2020/21 financial year as agreed by Schools Forum on 14 January 2020.

 

4.          To approve the proposal to top-slice the 2020/21 Schools Block to the value of £0.1m or 0.01% of the total for the Falling Rolls protection fund in 2020/21 as agreed by Schools Forum on 14 January 2020.

 

5.          To approve de-delegation budgets of £709,027 for maintained mainstream schools only and as approved by Schools Forum on 14 January 2020.

 

Area of expenditure

2020/21

(£)

Maintained Schools in Financial Difficulty/Contingency

200,000

Maintained Schools Trade Union Facilities Cover

30,000

Maintained Schools Maternity Cover

140,000

Maintained Schools Licence Fees

40,000

Behavioural Support (SEND)

32,027

Free School Meals Eligibility

32,000

Underperforming Ethnic Groups

125,000

Additional School Improvement

110,000

Total

709,027

 

6.          To approve the education functions budgets of £323,024 for maintained mainstream schools only and as approved by Schools Forum on 14 January 2020.

 

Area of expenditure

2020/21

(£)

Finance

95,000

Asset management

95,000

Asbestos management and risk

50,000

SIMS support

32,100

Clothing grants

50,910

Total

323,024