Agenda

Children, Young People & Learning Overview and Scrutiny Panel
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Time Square, Market Street, Bracknell, RG12 1JD. View directions

Contact: Louise Connelly  01344 354047

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence/Substitute Members

To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute members.

2.

Minutes and Matters Arising

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Children, Young People and Learning Overview and Scrutiny Panel held on 9 January 2019. 

 

3.

Declarations of Interest and Party Whip

Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests and the nature of that interest, including the existence and nature of the party whip, in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.

 

Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.

 

Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.

4.

Urgent Items of Business

Any other items, which pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.

5.

Public Participation

To receive submissions from members of the public which have been submitted in advance in accordance with the Council’s Public Participation Scheme for Overview and Scrutiny.

6.

Inclusion Hubs

Rachel Morgan, Assistant Director: Education and Learning will provide a verbal update on the Inclusion Hub Model for schools.

7.

Special Educational Needs

Rachel Morgan, Assistant Director: Education and Learning will give a verbal update on Special Educational Needs of children and young people in the Borough.

8.

Improving the experience and outcomes of Pupil Premium (double disadvantaged) children pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Members are asked to agree the recommendations contained in the final report of ‘Improving the experience and outcome of Pupil Premium (double disadvantaged) children’ Task and Finish Group.

 

Report to follow.

9.

Joint Targeted Area Inspection of the multi-agency response to sexual abuse in the family in Bracknell Forest pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Members are asked to note the outcome of the ‘Joint targeted area inspection of the multi-agency response to sexual abuse in the family in Bracknell Forest’ letter. Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning will give a short presentation about stages of the inspection.

 

10.

mime Local Authority Data Dashboard - January 2019

Members are asked to scrutinise the Local Authority School Data Dashboard January 2019 update prepared by MiME ‘making information matter’ on behalf of the local authority.

 

11.

Local Safeguarding Children Board Structure

A verbal update on changes to Local Safeguarding Children Board arrangements will be given by Nikki Edwards, Executive Director: People.

12.

Quarterly Service Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider the latest trends, priorities and pressures in terms of departmental performance as reported in the Quarterly Service Report for the third quarter of 2019/20 (October to December) relating to Children, Young People and Learning.

 

Panel members are asked to give advance notice to the Governance and Scrutiny Team of any questions relating to the Quarterly Service Report where possible.

 

Additional documents:

13.

Executive Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To consider scheduled Executive Key and Non-Key Decisions relating to Children, Young People and Learning.

DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The next scheduled meeting of the Children, Young People and Learning Overview and Scrutiny Panel will be held on 12 June 2019.  There will be a pre-meeting for members at 7.00pm.