Issue details

School Funding Formula

To retain a central fund within the High Needs Block to provide additional financial support to those schools with more than 2.5% of their pupils having a statement.  This amends the Cabinet decision of 17th October 2013 where the level was 3%.  The centrally retained budget would increase from £0.300m to approximately £0.550m.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2014

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: Not before 3rd Apr 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Lead director: Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive)

Contact: John Macilwraith, Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive) 5 Portland Square, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email: Tel: 01228 226833.


Previous consultation with schools and School Forum in June 2013.  No further consultation to be undertaken with schools.


Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Children & Young People's Scrutiny Advisory Board