Scrutiny Children & Young People Sub-Committee
Tuesday, 27th November, 2018 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Stephanie Davis
02087266000 x84384  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.



Minutes of the previous sub-committee meeting pdf icon PDF 102 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 18 September 2018 as an accurate record.



Disclosures of interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.


Children's Complaints Overview Report pdf icon PDF 325 KB

(To Follow)

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Children's Improvement Plan Update pdf icon PDF 299 KB

To receive the reviewed Children’s Improvement Plan which outlines the actions to be taken in 2018/19 to address the weaknesses identified by Ofsted in 2017.


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Children's Social Care Practice Week Summary September 2018 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To receive a summary of the activities and findings of Children’s Social Care Practice Week.

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Special Educational Needs pdf icon PDF 518 KB

(To Follow)

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Performance of Academy Schools in Croydon pdf icon PDF 481 KB

To receive a summary/comparison of the performance of children and young people in Croydon Local Authority maintained schools and academies for the academic years 2015/16 and 2016/17.

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What Difference has this meeting made to Croydon's Children

To discuss the finding of this meeting and the expectations for Croydon’s Children.


Work Programme 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 110 KB

To note the work programme for the remainder of the 2018/19 municipal year.

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Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”