Issue details

Education, Skills and Growth Overview & Scrutiny Panel - Care Leavers

To consider the outcomes of the review into the impact of accommodation and support on the educational attainment and skills of young people leaving care.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/03/2020

Decision due: 10 Nov 2020 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: Delivery

Contact: Louise Connelly, Governance & Scrutiny Officer Email: louise.connelly@bracknell-forest.gov.uk.

Consultation process

Site visits and evidence gathering sessions

Consultees

As part of the review process the Education, Skills and Growth Overview & Scrutiny Panel consulted with the following senior officers:
• Nikki Edwards, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning
• Rachel Morgan, Assistant Director: Education and Learning
• Kashif Nawiz, Head of Children’s Support Services
• Clare Glennister, Life Chances Team Manager
• Peter Hodges, Head of Services: Life Chances
• Sarah Gee, Assistant Director: Early Help and Communities
• Sonia Johnson, Assistant Director: Children’s Social Care

In addition, members called Dr Barnard, Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning and three care leavers as witnesses.


Making Representations: In writing to Kevin Gibbs, Executive Director: Delivery

Financial Impact: Resource impact of recommendations will be assessed as part of the review process

Document(s) to be considered: Education, Skills and Growth Overview & Scrutiny Panel review - Care Leavers report