Worcestershire Schools Forum (WSF)
There has been a requirement since January 2003 for LA's to
establish a Schools Forum for their area. The framework for their
constitution and workings are set in Government Statutory
Instrument and Regulations from the Department for
In essence the setting up of Schools Forums became mandatory for
all LA's to enable key local discussion on School Funding matters
between a LA and its schools. This has evolved since their
introduction and now Schools Forums have specific remits and
decision-making powers on local issues contained within the legal
The key functions of Forum set in statute and are the
requirement for consultation on the school funding formula,
contracts and financial issues. Details of this very wide ranging
and increasing brief are detailed within the relevant sections on
the web site.
Worcestershire County Council (WCC) has therefore set up its
Worcestershire School Forum (WSF) to comply with Department
for Education (DfE) requirements.
Other WSF Information
Chair of the Worcestershire Schools
Pershore High School
Clerk to the
Worcestershire Schools Forum
Service Manager Funding and Contract Management.
Directorate of Children's Services
Worcestershire County Council
P.O. Box 73
Telephone: 01905 766285
Fax: 01905 766776
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