Agenda

Children, Young People and Education Scrutiny Commission - Thursday, 2 September 2021 5:30 pm

Venue: Meeting Rooms G.01 and G.02, Ground Floor, City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ

Contact: Jerry Connolly, Scrutiny Policy Officer, Email:  Jerry.Connolly@leicester.gov.uk  Ayleena Thomas, Democratic Support Officer, tel: 0116 454 5369 - email:  Ayleena.Thomas@leicester.gov.uk

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1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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2.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 202 KB

The Minutes of the previous meeting of the Commission held on 22 June are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

 

 

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3.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

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PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any Petitions in accordance with Council procedures.

 

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QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any Questions, Representations and Statements of Case in accordance with Council procedures.

 

 

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OFSTED UPDATES

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6a

(IRO) INDEPENDENT REVIEWING OFFICER pdf icon PDF 238 KB

The Director of Social Care and Early Help submits a report, which considers the Annual Independent Reviewing Officers Report for 2019-20.

 

 

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6b

YOUTH JUSTICE PLAN pdf icon PDF 301 KB

The Director of Social Care and Early Help submits a report, which considers the annual youth justice plan setting out how youth justice services are to be provided and funded, how the Children and Young Peoples Justice Service will be composed and funded, how it will operate, and what functions it will carry out.

 

 

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NATIONAL REVIEW OF CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE pdf icon PDF 108 KB

The Director of Social Care and Early Help submits the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care Terms of reference and letter to the Chair of the review from the President of The Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS).

 

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UPDATE ON IMPROVEMENT PROGRESS pdf icon PDF 88 KB

The Strategic Director of Social Care and Education submits a letter from Ofsted, following the formal ‘annual engagement meeting’.

 

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JOINT SPECIAL EDUCATION NEEDS AND DISABILITIES COMMISSIONING STRATEGY pdf icon PDF 953 KB

The Director of Adult Social Care and Commissioning submits a report on the Joint Special Education Needs and Disabilities Commissioning Strategy.

 

 

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UPDATE ON SEND LOCAL AREA REVISIT pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The Strategic Director of Social Care and Education submits a report, which sets out the findings of the May 2021 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) inspection revisit.

 

 

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COVID 19 LEICESTER'S SCHOOLS AND COVID & FLU VACCINATION PROGRAMMES UPDATES

The Strategic Director of Social Care and Education and the Director of Public Health will provide a verbal update on the current situation concerning the impact of Covid-19 and the Covid and Flu vaccination programmes.

 

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WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 267 KB

The Commission’s Work Programme is attached for information and comment.

 

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ANY OTHER URGENT BUSINESS

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