Worcestershire Schools Forum
What is the Worcestershire Schools Forum?
All Local Authorities (LAs) are required to have a Schools Forums constituted in line with the Schools Forum Regulations 2012. Representatives from maintained schools and academies make up the schools forum as well as representation from non-school organisations such as trade unions, diocese authorities, early years providers and 16-19 education providers. The Department for Education (DfE) publish Operational and Good Practice Guidance and Schools Forum Roles and Responsibilities which are detailed their good practice guide.
The Worcestershire Schools Forum (WSF) is constituted in line with these requirements and relevant details can be found on these web pages.
Worcestershire Schools Forum Framework
Fairer Schools Funding in 2015-16 Consultation
On 13th March 2014, following a parliamentary statement by the Schools Minister David Laws MP, the DfE published the Department For Education (DfE) Consultation 'Fairer Schools Funding In 2015-16' document. This detailed further proposals for the funding of the Schools Block DSG for 2015-16.
The letter linked below provides the relevant details and access to the consultation document and timescales.