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Adult Social Care, Children's Services & Education Committee 12-JULY-2017

12 July 2017 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Richard Woodford. Contact committee services

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pdf icon Agenda [77kb]

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Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration.

  
2.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE ADULT SOCIAL CARE, CHILDREN'S SERVICES AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE HELD ON 6 JUNE 2017

 pdf icon Item 2 [62kb]
3.

PETITIONS

Petitions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been received by Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

  
4.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND COUNCILLORS

Questions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been submitted in writing and received by the Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

  
5.

DECISION BOOK REFERENCES

To consider any requests received by the Monitoring Officer pursuant to Standing Order 42, for consideration of matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been the subject of Decision Book reports.

  
6.

FOCUS HOUSE: OPTIONS APPRAISAL

A report setting out the options for the future of the Focus House Service which currently provided accommodation with support for adults with mental health needs.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 6 [511kb]
7.

SCRUTINY REVIEW - CONTINUING HEALTHCARE FUNDING

To consider a report by the Task and Finish group on its review of Continuing Healthcare Funding.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 7 [305kb]
8.

OFSTED UPDATE REPORT

A report providing the Committee with an update on the most recent Ofsted Monitoring visit that was carried out on 31 May and 1 June 2017 with the resultant monitoring letter published on the Ofsted website on 29 June 2017.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 8 [53kb]
9.

CAPITAL PROGRAMME - SCHOOL PLACES PLANNING

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 8 [45kb]
10.

QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN READING SCHOOLS

A report providing the Committee with a summary update on the progress and attainment of pupils in Reading's schools, with an outline on of their current Ofsted status and their prospects of improvement.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [226kb]
11.

SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY (SEND) STRATEGY

A report setting out the context for change in relation to provision and support for Special Education Needs and Disability (SEND) in Reading.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [311kb]
12.

HOME TO SCHOOL TRANSPORT

A report presenting the Home to School Transport Policy and Appeals process for children and young people aged 5 to 16.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [267kb]
13.

CONSULTATION REPORT ON CHANGES TO TERM DATES

A report on a consultation on whether to change published school term and holiday dates for the academic years 2017-18 and 2018-19 which are not in alignment with those of the Council's neighbouring local authorities at certain points in the year.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [237kb]
14.

UPDATE ON SHORT BREAKS - OUTCOME-BASED CONTRACTS

A report providing the Committee with an update of the Council's current position on Short Breaks.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [111kb]
15.

YOUTH JUSTICE ANNUAL PLAN

A report presenting the Committee with the Annual Youth Justice Plan relating to the authority's provision of youth justice services.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 15 [1Mb]

 

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