Scrutiny Children & Young People Sub-Committee - Tuesday, 17th January, 2023 6.30 pm

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

Contact: Tom Downs  Email:

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Apologies for absence

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



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 1st November 2022 as an accurate record.



Disclosures of Interest

Members are invited to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and other registrable and non-registrable interests they may have in relation to any item(s) of business on today’s agenda.


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.


Budget Scrutiny Challenge pdf icon PDF 84 KB

The Children & Young People Sub-Committee is asked to review the information provided on the identified budget proposals and reach a conclusion on the following:-

1.         Are the savings deliverable, sustainable and not an unacceptable risk.

2.         Is the impact on service users and the wider community understood.

3.         Have all reasonable alternative options been explored and do no better options exist.

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Cabinet Report - Education Estates Strategy pdf icon PDF 75 KB

For the Sub-Committee to consider whether there are any considerations or concerns it may wish to submit to the Cabinet during its consideration of the Strategy.

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Cabinet Report - Education Standards 2022 pdf icon PDF 75 KB

For the Sub-Committee to receive the summarised performance of children and young people in Croydon schools for the academic year 21/22.

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Early Help, Children's Social Care and Education Dashboard pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To receive the Early Help, Children’s Social Care and Education Dashboard.

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Work Programme 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To consider any additions, amendments or changes to the agreed work programme for the Sub-Committee in 2022/23.

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What Difference has this Meeting made to Croydon's Children

This item is an opportunity for the Children & Young People Sub-Committee, at the conclusion of the meeting, to review the difference made to Croydon’s children from the meeting.


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.”


Part B