Venue: Room 15, Priory House, Monks Walk, Shefford

Contact: Amanda Coleman  0300 300 4650

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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 172 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Children’s Trust Board held on 6 June 2016.


The Offer of Work Experience Opportunities for Young People within Central Bedfordshire Council pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Peter Fraser, Head of Partnerships and Community Engagement to provide an update on the progress made – following the request from Youth Parliament.

Additional documents:


Children's Trust Board Annual Report (including the Children and Young People's Voice Report) pdf icon PDF 50 KB

Karen Oellermann to present the Annual Report of the Trust Board – setting out progress made against the priorities within the Children and Young People’s Plan.

Additional documents:


Briefing on SEND Inspection Framework pdf icon PDF 35 KB

Helen Redding to provide an update on the Framework.


Request: Children's Trust Board Membership pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Following on from the presentation at the last Board meeting (6 June 2016), the Board is asked to consider a request from the Special Needs Action Panel (SNAP) to become a member of the Board.


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 14 KB

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


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

Amanda Coleman will present the quarterly monitoring report for Trust Board Members to review and challenge.