Venue: Room 14, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford

Contact: Amanda Coleman  0300 300 4650

No. Item


Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman

The Committee Services Manager will manage the election of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Trust Board.


Welcome, Introductions and Apologies


Procedural Business

(a)       Declaration of Substitutes – Where Board members, Councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute agreed with the Chair may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.

(b)       Declarations of Interest by all Members present of any personal interests in matters on the agenda.

(c)       Exclusion of Press and Public – To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting and Matters Arising pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Children’s Trust Board held on 8 March 2016.


Domestic Abuse Strategy pdf icon PDF 54 KB

Jeanette Keyte to provide an update on the development of the Domestic Abuse Strategy for Central Bedfordshire Council.

Additional documents:


Introduction to Special Needs Action Panel SNAP

Kirsty Green to provide Board Members with a briefing on the role of SNAP.


Ensuring Good Mental Health - Children and Young People pdf icon PDF 53 KB

Sanhita Chakrabarti to provide an update on developments to ensure the good mental health and wellbeing for children and young people.

Additional documents:


Standing Item: Update from other Boards

The Protocol for Joint Working between Strategic Boards including that Chairs and partners will have an ongoing and direct relationship, communicating regularly.  This standing item is to provide members of Boards with an opportunity to update the Children’s Trust on any matters and to provide comment on any annual reports circulated.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 47 KB

The Forward Plan sets out dates of future meetings and proposed agenda items for Board Members to note and consider.


Exempt: Deep Dive - Youth Offending (First Time Entrants)

Liz Clarke to present this item – focussing on 2015/16 performance.


Exempt: Children and Young People's Plan - Quarter Four Performance

Karen Oellermann will present the quarterly monitoring report for Trust Board members to review and challenge.