Issue details

Dedicated Schools Grant 2020/21 additional in-year expenditure


To approve additional in-year expenditure within the Dedicated Schools Grant for 2020/21 for

(a)        revenue pupil growth funding for 33 pupils from September 2020 for Fairfield High School; and

(b)        to commission 15 additional places for the Pupil Referral Unit from September 2020 to provide secondary intervention places.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/10/2020

Decision due: 16 November 2020 by Director of Children and Families

Lead member: Cabinet member children and families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Malcolm Green, Strategic Finance Manager Email:


Schools Forum have been consulted on the additional growth payment for Fairfield and are aware that the commissioning of the 15 additional PRU places is included in the 2021/22 DSG high needs budget on which they will be formally consulted in March 2021.