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Adult Social Care, Children's Services & Education Committee 25-JUL-2018

25 July 2018 at 6pm in the Council Chamber

Please note this meeting was originally due to take place on Wednesday 11 July.

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Richard Woodford. Contact committee services

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pdf icon Agenda [79kb]

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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 5 APRIL 2018 pdf icon Item 2 [41kb]
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.

CIRCUIT LANE & PRIORY AVENUE GP PRACTICES/PRIMARY AND GP SERVICES ACROSS THE BOROUGH

A presentation by Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group.

BOROUGHWIDE 
7.

CHILDREN'S SERVICES IMPROVEMENT BOARD - REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT CHAIR

A report from the Independent Chair of the Children's Services Improvement Board (CSIB) covering the period from December 2017 to June 2018.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 7 [46kb]
8.

CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE, EARLY HELP AND EDUCATION SERVICES IN READING - UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN'S COMPANY

A report providing the Committee with an update on the latest position on setting up the Children's company which will be a wholly owned company of the Council for the delivery of Children's Services.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 8 [718kb]
9.

PROGRESS ON THE DELIVERY OF THE SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY (SEND) STRATEGY 2017 - 2022

A report providing the Committee with an update on the progress being made to deliver the SEND Strategy for 2017 - 2022 and on the Short Breaks Review work, the Information, Advice and Support Service and the SEND Service performance.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [132kb]
10.

READING STANDING ADVISORY COUNCIL FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AGREED SYLLABUS 2018 - 2023

A report asking the Committee to consider and agree the new Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2018-2023 commissioned by the Reading Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education, for use in all Reading schools.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [45kb]
11.

EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS AND QUALITY

A report providing the Committee with a summary update on the progress and attainment of pupils in Reading's schools, along with data on exclusions.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [137kb]
12.

POST 16 EDUCATION TRANSPORT POLICY/SCHOOL TRANSPORT POLICY

A report providing the Committee with details of changes to the Council's policy for Post 16 School Transport.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [267kb]
13.

ONE READING SOCIAL IMPACT BOND CAREERS INFORMATION ADVICE

A report informing the Committee about a Social Impact Bond 'One Reading' aimed at improving participation outcomes in education or training for young people and vulnerable groups.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [50kb]
14.

CONTINUING HEALTHCARE (CHC) FUNDING

A report providing the Committee with an update on Continuing Health Care, with an analysis to identify why the number of people in Reading accepted as eligible for 100% CHC funding has remained low compared to other local authorities across the south east.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [352kb]

 

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