Issue details

Schools Budget 2021/22

In accordance with the Government's school funding Regulations and Guidance, the Authority is required to submit a final Schools Block budget pro-forma for 2021/22 to the Education and Skills Funding Agency by 21 January 2021. This report seeks the approval of Cabinet to submit the Schools Block budget pro-forma and requests approval for the Early Years, High Needs and Central Schools Services Block budgets for 2021/22.


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the provisions of Standing Order C19 have been complied with.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £1,700,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part I  -

Decision due: 14 Jan 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Schools

Contact: Paul Bonser Email: Tel: 01772 531815, Kevin Smith Email:


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