Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee 6th January 2015

The next meeting of the Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee will consider a variety of topics covering several areas of business.

Proposed Changes to Home to School Transport Policy
The Committee shall be receiving a report which will be detailing the consultation exercise proposals in relation to the proposed changes to the Council’s Home to School Transport Policy. The Council has a legal obligation to provide home to school transport (in certain circumstances) and the report will outline the indicative savings that could be made by withdrawing some areas of the service.
Achievement of Warwickshire Children and Young People in National Tests in 2014
This report will focus in detail on the GCSE results achieved by children in Warwickshire during the summer of 2014. In 2014 The Department for Education (DfE) changed the reporting arrangements for GCSEs following Professor Alison Wolf’s Review of Vocational Education report. The Committee will be looking at how schools from across the county performed when compared to their statistical neighbours and with other schools nationally.
Other items due to be considered at the meeting include Performance of the Independent Reviewing Service which will outline how specialised Reviewing Officers undertake their duties in protecting the Counties’ children and keeping them safe from harm.

The meeting starts at 10.00 on Tuesday 6th January 2015 in Committee Room 2, Shire Hall, Warwick and is open to the public (click here for the agenda and reports).If you have a question that you wish to ask at the meeting, please contact Ben Patel-Sadler at least 3 working days before the meeting. Otherwise, please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the meeting and ensure that the Chair is aware of the matter on which you wish to speak.

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