Heads Up 13 May 2022


Schools Forum Elections - Deadline for nominations to be submitted is Today 13 May 2022.

The Schools Forum still has several vacancies for representatives, which are comprised of the following:  

  • 1 vacancy for maintained special schools 
  • 1 vacancy for primary academies  
  • 4 vacancies for secondary academies.  
  • 1 vacancy for special academies 

School members should be broadly a 50:50 split between Headteachers (or their representatives) and Governors where this is possible.  As a minimum, there must be at least one representative of headteachers and one representative of governors among the schools members.  

The role of The Schools Forum is to act as a consultative body with regard to a range of funding decisions as listed in the Warwickshire Schools Forum Terms of Reference and the Education and Skills Funding Agency publication 'Schools Forum Powers and Responsibilities'.  

This is a great opportunity for you to make a difference in Warwickshire schools.  

If you are elected to Schools Forum you will be required to serve for a period of two years with the first meeting being at 2pm on Thursday 23 June, using Microsoft Teams.   

Meetings are generally held on Thursdays, usually between 2pm and 4pm.  It is likely these meetings will continue to be held virtually for the foreseeable future.  

Future meetings dates  

  • 23 June 2022  
  • 29 September 2022  
  • November 2022 Extraordinary meeting (if required)  
  • 12 January 2023  
  • 23 March 2023

Further information and nomination papers please find below:

Deadline for nominations to be submitted is Friday 13 May 2022.  

For any queries, please email schoolfunding@warwickshire.gov.uk  


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