Agenda

Children's, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee
Thursday, 29th November, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Sessions House, County Hall, Maidstone. View directions

Contact: Emma West  03000 412421

Webcast: View the webcast

Items
No. Item

1.

Introduction/Webcast announcement

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2.

Apologies and Substitutes

To receive apologies for absence and notification of any substitutes present

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3.

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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4.

Minutes of the Children's, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee meeting held on 25 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To consider and approve the minutes as a correct record.

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5.

Minutes of the Corporate Parenting Panel held on 19 July 2018 and 19 September 2018 and update from Chairman of CPP pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To note the minutes and to receive a brief update from the Chairman of the Corporate Parenting Panel.

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6.

Children's, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee meeting dates for 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 58 KB

To receive a report which provides the details of the 2019/2020 meeting dates for the Children’s, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee.

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7.

Verbal Update by Cabinet Member and Corporate Director pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To receive a verbal update from the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education and the Corporate Director of Children, Young People and Education.

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8.

School Expansions and Alterations (Decision Numbers: 18/00057, 18/00059, 18/00061) and (18/00062) pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To note a parcel of school alterations which will shortly be subject to key

decisions. The Children’s, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee is asked to endorse or make recommendations to the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education on the proposed decisions. The proposed decisions are as follows:

 

·         18/00057 - Proposal to establish a new 14 place Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) at John Wesley Church of England Methodist Primary School, Ashford, for children with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) from September 2019

 

·         18/00059 - Establishing a 15 place Specialist Resource Provision at Kings Farm Primary School, Gravesend

 

·         18/00061 - Proposal to temporarily expand The Westlands (Secondary Academy) School, Swale, by 1.5FE from September 2019

 

·         18/00062 - Proposed changes to Specialist provision in Maidstone and Malling

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18/00056 - Kent's Local Offer to Care Leavers pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To receive a report which sets out an overview as to why Kent County Council are required to produce a Local Offer for Care Leavers and details of the proposed offer.

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18/00058 - The Commissioning Plan for Education Provision in Kent 2019-23 pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To receive a report which provides Members of the Committee with the opportunity to comment on the Commissioning Plan for Education Provision in Kent 2019-23 prior to final approval.

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18/00060 - School Funding Arrangements for 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To receive a report which advises Members of the Committee about the proposals contained within the School Funding Formula Consultation 2019-20 which occurred between 15 October and 16 November 2018.

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12.

Early Years and School Performance in 2018 pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To receive a report which provides a summary of the Kent Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Assessments, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 test outcomes (SATs), and GCSE and Post-16 results for 2018. The report also includes comparisons with emerging national data where available and reports on the achievement of vulnerable groups and achievement gaps in each Key Stage.

 

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Children and Young People's Mental Health Services, funded by Kent County Council pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To receive a report which summarises the current mental health services for children and young people in Kent. The report outlines which services are funded by Kent County Council and which are funded by the National Health Service, with a focus on the services funded by Kent County Council, delivered by the North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT).

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Award Report: Mobilisation of Independent Adoption & Special Guardianship Order (SGO) Support Services pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive a report which summarises the activity taken to commission and mobilise a new contract for the provision of Independent Adoption & Special Guardianship Order (SGO) Support Services.

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Children, Young People and Education Directorate Performance Scorecard pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To receive a report from the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Education and the Corporate Director of Children, Young People and Education which sets out the directorate’s performance scorecard, which now includes Education, Early Help and Specialist Children’s Services.

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16.

Ofsted Update pdf icon PDF 48 KB

The Committee is asked to note an information item setting out data on Ofsted results.

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Work Programme 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 57 KB

To receive the report from General Counsel that gives details of the proposed Work Programme for the Children’s, Young People and Education Cabinet Committee.

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