Agenda

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Items
No. Item

A - Committee Business

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A1

Introduction/Webcast announcement

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A2

Apologies and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and notification of any substitutes present

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A3

Declarations of Interest by Members in items on the Agenda

To receive any declarations of interest made by Members in relation to any matter on the agenda.  Members are reminded to specify the agenda item number to which it refers and the nature of the interest being declared

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A4

Minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2016 pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record

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A5

Verbal updates

To receive verbal updates from the relevant Cabinet Members and Corporate Director for Education and Young People’s Services portfolio.

 

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B - Key or Significant Cabinet/Cabinet Member Decision(s) for Recommendation or Endorsement

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B1

16/00135 Proposal to enlarge Wickhambreaux CE Primary School, The Street, Wickhambreaux, Canterbury, CT3 1RN pdf icon PDF 223 KB

To receive a report by the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director for Education and Young People's Services which asks the Committee to consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform on the decision to authorise the Corporate Director to issue a public notice, allocate £350k from the Education and Young People’s Service Capital budget, authorise the Director of Infrastructure in consultation  with the General Counsel to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council; and to authorise the Director of Infrastructure to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts.

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B2

16/00140 - Proposal to increase capacity at Minster-in-Sheppey Primary School pdf icon PDF 228 KB

To receive a report from the Corporate Director for Education and Young People's Services and the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform asking the Committee Members to consider and endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform on the decision to allocate £1.3m from the Education and Young People’s Services Capital budget; authorise the Director of Infrastructure in consultation  with the General Counsel, to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council; and authorise the Director of Infrastructure to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts.

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B3

16/00141 - Proposal to make prescribed alterations to Stone Bay (Community Special) School pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To receive a report by the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director for Education and Young People's Services which asks the Committee to consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member on the decision to authorise the Corporate Director to issue a public notice, allocate funding from the Education and Young People’s Service Capital budget for accommodation works, authorise the Director of Infrastructure in consultation with the General Counsel to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council; and authorise the Director of Infrastructure to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts.

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B4

17/00012 - Proposed Co-Ordinated Schemes For Admissions to Primary And Secondary Schools In Kent And Admission Arrangements For Primary And Secondary Community And Voluntary Controlled Schools 2018 /19 pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director for Education and Young People’s Services, and to consider and endorse or make proposals to the Cabinet Member on the proposed decision to accept and determine the co-ordinated schemes for Primary and Secondary Admissions in Kent, the In-Year Admission process for Primary and Secondary schools in Kent and the admission arrangements for the 2018/19 school year.

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B5

17/00011 - Proposal to change the age range of Saint George’s Church of England School pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and theCorporate Director for Educationand Young People’sServices which asks the Committee to consider and endorse, or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform on the decision to allocate £7.1m from the Education and Young People’s Services Capital Budget, to fund any necessary additional works or variations to accommodation, authorise the Director of Infrastructure in consultation with the General Counsel to enter into any necessary contracts/ agreements on behalf of the County Council, and authorise the Director of Infrastructure to be the nominated Authority Representative within the relevant agreements and to enter into variations as envisaged under the contracts.

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C - Other items for comment/recommendation to the Leader/Cabinet Member/Cabinet or officers

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C1

Reducing Exclusions and Improving Attendance in Kent pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To receive a report by the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director for Education and Young People’s Services which asks the Committee to note and endorse: the development of a more preventative and advisory approach in supporting schools to improve attendance and to reduce exclusions; the revised Code of Practice for issuing education related penalty notices and a streamlined attendance enforcement team to ensure consistency and effectiveness across Kent, and the positive impacts that the new Service has made in improving attendance and reducing exclusions.

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C2

EYPS Systems Refresh Programme - Briefing Note pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To receive a report by the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director, Education and Young People’s Services which asks the Committee to note the update and the progress achieved in taking the specification to market, awarding the contract to Servelec, and starting the implementation process.

 

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C3

Schools' National Funding Formula - Government Consultation pdf icon PDF 370 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director, Education and Young People’s Services which asks the Committee to note the proposals within the Department for Education consultation, and make suggestions to the Cabinet Member on any issue which should be reflected in the consultation response.

 

 

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C4

Early Years National Funding Formula pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Education and Health Reform and the Corporate Director, Education and Young People’s Services which asks the Committee to note the main points from the Government’s response to its earlier consultation and the implications for Kent and its Early Years providers

 

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C5

Work Programme 2017-18 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To receive the report from the Head of Democratic Services that gives details of the proposed Work Programme for the Education and Young People’s Services Cabinet Committee.

 

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D - Monitoring of Performance

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D1

SACRE annual report 2015-16 pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To receive a report from the Chairman of Kent SACREand the Corporate Director for Education and Young People’s Services which asks the Committee to consider and endorse the draft SACRE Annual Report 2015-16

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E - MOTION TO EXCLUDE THE PRESS AND PUBLIC FOR EXEMPT BUSINESS

That, under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

 

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EXEMPT ITEMS

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E1

Education Traded Services Company update

To note the report which gives an update on the development of the Full Business Case for a proposed Education Services Company.