Agenda

Children, Families, Lifelong Learning & Culture Select Committee - Monday, 18 October 2021 10.30 am

Venue: Woodhatch Place, 11 Cockshot Hill, Reigate, RH2 8EF

Contact: Benjamin Awkal, Scrutiny Officer  Tel: 07816 091463. Email:  Benjamin.Awkal@surreycc.gov.uk

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APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE AND SUBSTITUTIONS

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MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS: 11 MARCH 2021 AND 15 JULY 2021 pdf icon PDF 249 KB

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

    All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter:

          I.        Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

        II.        Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

     

    NOTES:

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest

    ·         As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Member is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)

    ·         Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial.

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QUESTIONS AND PETITIONS pdf icon PDF 190 KB

    To receive any questions or petitions.

    NOTES:

    1.    The deadline for Members’ questions is 12.00pm four working days before the meeting (12 October 2021).

     

    2.    The deadline for public questions is seven days before the meeting(11 October 2021).

     

    3.    The deadline for petitions was 14 days before the meeting, and no petitions have been received.

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SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITIES (SEND) TRANSFORMATION UPDATE pdf icon PDF 474 KB

    Purpose of the report: to provide the Children, Families, Lifelong Learning and Culture Select Committee with a progress update on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) transformation programme, including relevant progress updates about the implementation of the recommendations of the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Task Group.  This report builds on the Select Committee Report from December 2020 as well as the Cabinet Report from February 2021.

     

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THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON EDUCATION AND LEARNERS IN SURREY pdf icon PDF 397 KB

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    Purpose of the report: This report outlines the continuing impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on education and Surrey learners and the plans that have been put in place to address the impacts, so that children and young people are supported to achieve their potential and no one is left behind. It provides further information on the recent destinations of post-16 learners.

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CHILDREN'S HOMES TRANSFORMATION pdf icon PDF 524 KB

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    Purpose of the report: In line with the ambition of the councils Sufficiency Strategy for Looked After Children, Care Leavers and Children on the Edge of Care 2020-2025, to seek support from Children, Families, Lifelong Learning and Culture Select Committee for the proposed transformation of Surrey Children’s homes in order to strengthen the management capacity and current staffing structure and provide a workforce development framework. The transformation includes the development of additional provision of two places for children with autism experiencing crises. 

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CHILDREN'S HOMES TRANSFORMATION - PART TWO

    Purpose of report: In line with the ambition of the councils Sufficiency Strategy for Looked After Children, Care Leavers and Children on the Edge of Care 2020-2025, to seek support from Children, Families, Lifelong Learning and Culture Select Committee for the proposed transformation of Surrey Children’s homes in order to strengthen the management capacity and current staffing structure and provide a workforce development framework. The transformation includes the development of additional provision of two places for children with autism experiencing crises. 

7b

PUBLICITY FOR PART 2 ITEM

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    To consider whether the item considered under Part 2 of the agenda should be made available to the press and public.

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BREAK

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EMOTIONAL WELLBEING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES pdf icon PDF 465 KB

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ACTIONS AND RECOMMENDATION TRACKER AND FORWARD WORK PLAN pdf icon PDF 287 KB

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    For the Select Committee to review the attached actions and recommendations tracker and forward work programme, making suggestions for additions or amendments as appropriate.

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DATE OF THE NEXT MEETING

    The next public meeting of the committee will be held on 13 December 2021 at 10:00am.

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