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23.6.21 Education Banding Tool Implementation Reference Group Meeting

SCC

The following items were discussed at the meeting on 23rd June 2021.  A copy of the full notes can be downloaded here.

Items discussed:

  • Welcome & Apologies
  • Agree notes and actions of previous meeting
  • Project progress to date and next steps
  • Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Communication and Engagement Strategy
  • Project Risks & Issues
  • Imosphere Data Collection Report
  • Items for future agenda
  • Questions & feedback from members & Any Other Business
  • Future meetings

Actions

  • Arrange a short discussion prior to the SEND Joint Commissioning Group with those reference Group attendees who provided feedback on the funding level concerns for pupils with a health need prior to the scheduled meeting.
  • Arrange a short meeting to update on progress for the Implementation Reference Group in August.
  • Ensure the September Implementation Reference Group meeting is brought forward to week commencing 13th September.
  • Consider if the Special School data should exclude the site-specific funding.
  • If required, ensure site-specific lump sum funding is taken into account in the refresh of the Imosphere Data Collection Report. 

Meeting presentation slides

The presentation covered the following.  A copy of the slides can be downloaded here.

  • Project Progress to date and next steps
    • High Level Implementation Plan
    • Progress to date
    • Project Next Steps
  • Benefits Realisation Plan
  • Communication and Engagement Strategy
  • Project Risks and Issues
  • Imosphere Data Collection Report
    • Purpose of Data Collection Analysis Report
    • Overview
    • Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • Mean Top Up Funding per Mid Band
    • Recommendations/Areas of Review
    • Special School/College Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • Mainstream School/College Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • Key Stage 3 Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • Key Stage 4 Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • Further Education College Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • Further Education Foundation Mean Top Up Funding per Band
    • General Recommendations/Considerations
    • Overview of Next Steps