Corporate Parenting Panel - Wednesday, 11th November, 2020 5.00 pm, POSTPONED

Venue: This meeting is held virtually

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

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



Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 252 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Tuesday 29 September 2020 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.



Update on actions agreed at previous meeting(s)


Children In Care Performance Scorecard pdf icon PDF 619 KB

The Children in Care Performance Scorecard for September 2020 is attached.


Engagement, Achievement and Complaints Report pdf icon PDF 143 KB

The report of engagement, achievement and complaints is attached.


Exam Results, Exclusion and SEN pdf icon PDF 344 KB

The exam results, exclusion and SEN report is attached.


Initial Health Assessment and Review Health Assessment Report pdf icon PDF 305 KB

The initial health and review health report is attached.


Update on Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Offer for Children Looked After pdf icon PDF 414 KB

The emotional wellbeing and mental health offer for children looked after update report is attached.


Corporate Parenting Annual Report 2019-2020 pdf icon PDF 592 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the achievements, progress and challenges in meeting the needs of Croydon’s Children Looked After and Care Leavers in 2019/2020.


How has the Panel helped Children in Care today?

For the panel to consider how its work at the meeting will improve services for children in care.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To consider and approve the Panel’s work programme for the municipal year 2020/21.


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.”