Agenda and minutes

Children and Education Scrutiny Committee - Monday 13th March, 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 5 January 2017 pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 5 January 2017


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


Educational Attainment: Validated Results Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 4, Including Schools Causing Concern pdf icon PDF 75 KB


This paper confirms the actions taken by officers of the Education Services division of the People and Communities Directorate, and others, in response to 2016 outcomes at Key Stage 2 (age 11) and Key Stage 4 (age 16). 


These outcomes have been widely discussed since their release, and the actions below have been taken with the intention of assisting schools in producing rapid and sustained improvements to outcomes in 2017.



The Committee is asked to:


  • Scrutinise the actions taken by officers in the People and Communities Directorate since publication of outcomes;
  • Support People and Communities Directorate leaders in challenging and intervening in schools where performance causes concern.



Placement Strategy & Update on Implementation of Permanency Services pdf icon PDF 136 KB


Review of Progress Against Action Plan Following Ofsted Inspection Of Children's Services, 2015 and Plans Moving Forward pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Additional documents:


Forward Plan of Executive Decisions pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Additional documents:


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.



Draft Work Programme 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 47 KB