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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Children and Education Scrutiny Committee
Thursday 5th January, 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Bourges/Viersen Room - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Karen Dunleavy, Democratic Services Officer Tel. 01733 452233 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest and Whipping Declarations


Minutes of Meeting Held on 14 November 2016 pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To approve the minute of the Creating Opportunities and Tackling Inequalities Scrutiny Committee meeting held on 14 November 2016.


Call In of any Cabinet, Cabinet Member or Key Officer Decisions

The decision notice for each decision will bear the date on which it is published and will specify that the decision may then be implemented on the expiry of 3 working days after the publication of the decision (not including the date of publication), unless a request for call-in of the decision is received from any two Members of the relevant Scrutiny Committee.  If a request for call-in of a decision is received, implementation of the decision remains suspended for consideration by the relevant Scrutiny Committee


Terms of Reference for Children and Education Scrutiny Committee and Work Programme pdf icon PDF 58 KB

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To provide the Committee with the Terms of Reference for the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee which was established by Council at its meeting on 12 October 2016 and to note the draft work programme for the remainder of the 2016/2017 municipal year.



That the Committee notes the Terms of Reference for each of the newly established Scrutiny Committees attached at Appendix 1 of the report  and in particular the Terms of Reference for the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee.



Implications of Education Bill & Proposals for Restructure of Education Services pdf icon PDF 99 KB


To update the committee on the implications of the March 2016 White Paper “Educational Excellence Everywhere” and proposals for the future structure and functions of the Education Services division of the People and Communities Directorate.



The committee is asked to note the potential future statutory duties of the council in relation to school improvement and the potential functions of the Education Services division.



Service Director Report: Children & Safeguarding pdf icon PDF 128 KB

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Apprenticeships, Skills & Impact on Reduction in NEET Figures pdf icon PDF 132 KB


To give an update on City College Peterborough (CCP) since the last report to the Scrutiny Committee in January 2016


·         To inform the Committee on the role of CCP in delivering improved educational and other outcomes for the city.

·         To report on, as requested, Apprenticeships, Skills & Impact on Reduction in NEET figures.




The Committee to review and note the report.


The Committee to make any recommendations in line with the objectives of City College Peterborough.



Forward Plan of Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 51 KB

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This is a regular report to the Children and Education Scrutiny Committee outlining the content of the Forward Plan of Executive Decisions.



That the Committee identifies any relevant items for inclusion within their work programme.




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