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Adult Social Care, Children's Services and Education Committee 3-OCT-2016

3 October 2016 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Richard Woodford. Contact Committee Services Team

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pdf icon Agenda [79kb]

Agenda

ITEMDESCRIPTION

WARDS AFFECTED

REPORT

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 MEETINGS OF THE ADULT SOCIAL CARE, CHILDREN'S SERVICES AND EDUCATION COMMITTEE HELD ON 4 JULY 2016 AND 23 AUGUST 2016

 

pdf icon Item 2 [109kb]

3.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES -

Children's Trust Partnership Board - 13 July 2016

 

pdf icon Item 3 [117kb]

4.

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.

 

 

5.

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.

 

pdf icon Item 5 [17kb]

6.

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.

 

 

7.

DRAFT CHILDREN'S SERVICES LEARNING AND IMPROVEMENT PLAN

A report providing the Committee with an update on the progress being made in developing the Council's Improvement Plan required by Ofsted, following the June 2016 Inspection of the Council's Services for Children in need of help and protection, Children looked after and care leavers.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 7 [582kb]

8.

ENGAGEMENT WITH THE ADOPT THAMES VALLEY REGIONAL ADOPTION AGENCY PROJECT

A report providing the Committee with an overview of plans to set up a Regional Adoption Agency across the Thames Valley.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 8 [51kb]

9.

ANNUAL COMPLAINTS REPORT 2015 - 2016 FOR CHILDREN'S SOCIAL CARE

A report providing the Committee with an overview of complaints activity and performance for Children's Social Care for the period from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 9 [100kb]

10.

ANNUAL SAFEGUARDING REPORT

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 10 [468kb]

11.

CARE ACT STOCKTAKE

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 11 [180kb]

12.

ETHICAL CARE CHARTER PROVIDER COMPLIANCE

A report providing the Committee with a summary of provider compliance following visits carried out to all framework providers by officers between November 2015 and June 2016 and a survey sent to providers in August 2016 to assess compliance.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 12 [51kb]

13.

SCRUTINY REVIEW UPDATE - CONTINUING HEALTHCARE FUNDING

A report providing the Committee with an update on the progress of the scrutiny review of Continuing Health Care Funding.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 13 [71kb]

14.

SCHOOL ADMISSIONS PROCESS AND DATA ON EXCLUSIONS

A report detailing the process for admissions across Reading Borough Council, the current position of admissions for Reading schools and information on school exclusions.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 14 [151kb]

15.

RAISING ATTAINMENT STRATEGY UPDATE

A report providing the Committee with an update against the Raising Attainment Strategy (known as the Reading First Partnership; Educational Ambition and Achievement Strategy) and to provide a benchmark as to where the Council is compared to the milestones and targets set within the attached Strategy.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 15 [110kb]

16.

OUTCOMES FOR READING SCHOOLS

A report on the initial outcomes for pupils within Reading Borough Council across all phases.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 16 [88kb]

17.

WEST BERKS, BUCKS & OXON SUSTAINABLE TRANSFORMATION PLAN - UPDATE

BOROUGHWIDE

 

18.

HEALTH INTEGRATION

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 18 [154kb]

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