Agenda

Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Fiona Rutley 01392 382305  Email: fiona.rutley@devon.gov.uk

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Items
No. Item

PART I - OPEN COMMITTEE

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 217 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on 18 November 2020 attached

3.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered at the meeting as matters of urgency.

4.

Matters Arising from the Last Meeting and Report back on Issues Raised with Cabinet

To consider any matters arising from the last meeting where no otherwise covered on this agenda and to report on items considered at the Cabinet.

5.

Membership

6.

Head of Education & Learning Update

Head of Education & Learning to report.

SPECIFIC AGENDA ITEMS

7.

Finance Update pdf icon PDF 669 KB

Joint report of the County Treasurer and acting Chief Officer for Children’s Services (DEF/21/01) attached.

8.

Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG) 2021/2022 - Budget Planning pdf icon PDF 622 KB

Joint report of the County Treasurer and acting Chief Officer for Children’s Services (DEF/21/02) attached.  

9.

Maintained Nursery Schools - De-delegation (DEF minute 157, 17 June 2020) pdf icon PDF 434 KB

Joint report of the County Treasurer and acting Chief Officer for Children’s Services (DEF/21/03) attached.

10.

SEND 100 Project (DEF minute 170, 18 November 2020) pdf icon PDF 532 KB

Report of the Schools Finance Group (DEF/21/04) attached.

STANDARD AGENDA ITEMS

ITEMS FOR DEBATE AND INFORMATION

11.

Standing (and other) Groups pdf icon PDF 101 KB

To review action for the Forum from its groups and to receive minutes:-

 

(a) Schools’ Finance Group

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 6 January 2021, attached.

 

Also available at 

https://new.devon.gov.uk/educationandfamilies/school-information/devon-education-forum/schools-finance-group

 

(b) School Organisation, Capital and Admissions Forum

 

Minutes of the meeting held on 1 December 2020, attached.

 

Also available at

https://new.devon.gov.uk/educationandfamilies/school-information/devon-education-forum/school-organisation-capital-and-admissions-group-soca

 

 

Additional documents:

12.

Correspondence

13.

Dates of Future Meetings

Meetings usually held at County Hall, Exeter, at 10am (unless otherwise specified).  However please check venue during the current situation:-   

 

Wednesday 17 March 2021 (virtual meeting)

Wednesday 16 June 2021  

Wednesday 17 November 2021  

Wednesday 19 January 2022 

Wednesday 16 March 2022.

 

https://democracy.devon.gov.uk/mgCalendarMonthView.aspx?GL=1&bcr=1

 

 

PART II - ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PUBLIC AND PRESS

14.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information namely, information relating to the financial or business affairs of a third party and of the County Council (as the authority holding that information) and by virtue of the fact that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

15.

Education & Inclusion Contract Update

Head of Education & Learning to report.