As Cabinet Member for Integrated Children’s Services, I agree to:
A) Implement a Modified Dynamic Purchasing System for Special Educational Needs External Tuition provision to fulfil the Council’s responsibilities in meeting the needs identified in a child’s Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). The contract will include types of Tuition not currently provided by The Education Programme such as tuition provision for over 16-years-old, group tuition, Educated other Than At School (EoTAS) in non-academic subjects and formal qualifications such as GCSEs. It is expected that the contract will be for three years with two optional one-year extensions. The contract will include break clauses to allow early termination if required.
B) Delegate decisions on the establishment of the new arrangements to the Corporate Director for Children, Young People and Education, or other Officer as instructed by the Corporate Director for Children, Young People and Education, in consultation with the Cabinet Member