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EU Exit Preparations

Please ensure that you and your staff are familiar with the DfE guidance available online at
Lord Agnew (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the School System) issued a letter to Directors of Children’s Services requesting that it is shared with state schools. Read the ‘Guidance for schools on leaving the EU’ letter online.

Schools Forum

The Gloucestershire Schools Forum is a statutory body and has an advisory role in a number of aspects concerning decisions about school funding and budgets. The Forum also advises on certain contracts for supplies and services.

The Schools Forum Constitution describes the membership and role of the Forum.

Members of the forum are elected every two years.


Members of the public may attend Forum meetings but may only ask questions or participate in the discussion if asked to do so by the Chair. All meetings start at 2 pm and are held at Shire Hall, Gloucester unless another location is listed against that date.

Future meeting dates

  • Thursday 9 January 2020
  • Thursday 18 June 2020
  • Thursday 17 September 2020
  • Thursday 12 November 2020

Meeting papers

Meeting papers will be posted on GlostextOpens new window a week before each meeting and an inspection copy will be available at Shire Hall Reception. Papers are listed under the full name, i.e. Gloucestershire Schools Forum and are searchable. Past meeting papers are also on GlosText.


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