Agenda

Children, Young People and Education Scrutiny Commission - Tuesday, 18 January 2022 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  Jacob Mann, Democratic Services Officer, 0116 454 5843, Email: jacob.mann@leicester.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Members are asked to declare any interests they may have in the business to be discussed.

3.

MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING pdf icon PDF 149 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Children, Young People and Education Scrutiny Commission held on 7 December 2021 are attached and Members are asked to confirm them as a correct record.

4.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

5.

PETITIONS

The Monitoring Officer to report on the receipt of any petitions received.

6.

QUESTIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND STATEMENTS OF CASE

The Monitoring Officer to report on any questions, representations, or statements of case received

7.

DRAFT REVENUE BUDGET 2022/23 AND DRAFT CAPITAL PROGRAMME 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 724 KB

The Director of Finance submits the following reports setting out the City Mayor’s proposed Draft Revenue Budget 2022/23 and Draft Capital Budget 2022/23.

 

The Commission is recommended to consider and comment on the Children, Young People and Education element of the budgets. The Commission’s comments will be forwarded to the Overview Select Committee as part of its consideration of the reports before they are presented at the Council meeting on 23 February 2022.

Additional documents:

8.

COVID-19 UPDATE AND VACCINATIONS IN LEICESTER SCHOOLS

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

9.

OFSTED INSPECTION REPORT pdf icon PDF 285 KB

The Strategic Director of Social Care and Education submits the report from the recent Ofsted inspection of Children, Young People, and Education Services, alongside letters from the Department of Education and Ofsted.

Additional documents:

10.

MILLGATE SCHOOL RESIDENTIAL REVIEW REPORT pdf icon PDF 260 KB

The Strategic Director of Social Care and Education submits a report to provide the Commission with an overview of the findings from a strategic commissioning review of Millgate School’s overnight respite / residential provision.  Millgate School is a school for children with special educational needs and specialises in provision for pupils with Social Emotional and Mental Health needs.

11.

SPECIAL SCHOOL BANDING MODERATION PROCESS

The Director for Adult Social Care and Commissioning will provide a verbal update on the Special Schools banding moderation process.  

12.

HIGH NEEDS BLOCK ELEMENT 3 DECISIONS

The Director of Adult Social Care and Commissioning will provide a verbal update on the consultation process for the High Needs Block Element 3 allocation.

13.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 410 KB

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

14.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS