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Schools' forum

Leicester's schools’ forum looks at the financial relationships we have with our schools, scrutinising expenditure and matters that affect school budgets.

Why is the schools' forum important?

School forums are more than just consultative bodies. They play an important role in approving certain proposals from their local authority. They are involved in the decision making process surrounding the use of public money at local level. school forums must therefore be open to the public.

How can I get involved? 

To become a member you need to be a school governor and apply when a vacancy arises in the forum elections. Members of the public can’t contribute at meetings but are welcome to attend as observers. 

2023/2024 meeting dates

All meetings will be hosted online through Microsoft Teams. Details of how to join the meeting will issued prior to each meeting date. Our meeting dates for the academic year 2023/2024:

Schools' forum meeting archive

You can request back copies of agendas, minutes and other supporting papers. Please contact the schools’ forum clerk or call 0116 454 1009 (option 4).