Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
To make decisions on the local funding formula for schools for 2019/20 and the transfer of funding from the Central Schools Services Block to the High Needs Block of the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG). The council is responsible for deciding on a local schools funding formula for 2019/20, in order to distribute the Schools Block funding of the DSG to all maintained schools and academies.
The Director of Children and Families approved the proposed schools funding formula for 2019/20 and the transfer of £800k from the Central Schools Services Block to the High Needs Block of the 2019/20 Dedicated Schools Grant.
Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;
Wards Affected: (All Wards);
Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment
Other reasons / organisations consulted
A consultation has been carried out with all mainstream schools and academies during October 2018, in line with the requirements of the Education and Skills Funding Agency. Detailed information about the local funding formula options and the transfer between the DSG funding blocks was provided to all schools and a briefing session was held. Schools were asked to vote on the proposals and Leeds Schools Forum has subsequently also been consulted and asked to vote.
All Leeds maintained schools and academies
Leeds Schools Forum
Executive Member for Learning, Skills and Employment
Contact: Louise Hornsey, Principal Finance Officer 0113 3788689 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication date: 25/01/2019
Date of decision: 04/02/2019
Effective from: 12/02/2019