Strategic Issue: Funding
Schools Forum is a statutory forum through which consultation must be undertaken in relation to the local distribution of school funding.
The Forum consults and advises schools on the following:
- Changes to the local funding formula
- Changes in new contracts affecting schools, i.e. school meals
- Pupil Premium
- Administrative arrangements for the allocation of central government grants paid to schools via the local authority
Membership is made up of representatives from LA maintained schools and academies. Representatives of other non-school organisations, such as nursery and 14-19 education providers, are also present. The forum meeting six times during each academic year.
Current School representatives:
|Sandra Campbell - Church Hill Nursery||Shona Ramsay - The Lammas School (Chair)|
|Primary||John Hernandez - Norlington School for Boys|
|Maureen Okoye - Davies Lane Primary (Vice-Chair)||Lynnette Parvez - Kelmscott School|
|Kate Jennings - Mission Grove Primary||Secondary (Academy)|
|Lindsey Lampard - Chingford CofE Primary||Mark Morrall – Chingford Foundation/Rushcroft|
|Jane Harris - Edinburgh Primary||Special School Representative|
|Primary (Academy)||Gary Pocock - Hornbeam Academy|
|Matt Hanks - Roger Ascham|
|Lynn Harrowell - Larkswood|
|Anne Powell – Riverley|
Further information on School Forum regulations can also be accessed from the Department for Education.