Agenda

Agenda

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Corporate Parenting Panel held on the 20 December 2018 (copy attached).

 

3.

Members' Interest

To receive from Members any declarations of interest.

 

4.

Chairman's Announcements and Communications

To receive any announcements from the Chairman and any matters of communication.

 

Reports

5.

Understanding our population of Looked After Children and Young People pdf icon PDF 66 KB

 

To consider a report on the Looked After Children and Young People population in Central Bedfordshire.

 

6.

Children in Care Council update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

 

To receive a presentation from the Children in Care Council in conjunction with exempt item 15.

 

7.

Six Monthly Report in respect of the Adoption Service 1 April – 30 September 2018 pdf icon PDF 98 KB

 

To consider the six monthly report in respect of the Adoption Service 1 April – 30 September 2018.

 

8.

Support for Care Leavers - Personal Advisor pdf icon PDF 114 KB

 

To consider a report outlining the new extended statutory legislation and demographic growth pressures on the support available to young people leaving care in Central Bedfordshire from their allocated Personal Advisor.

 

9.

Eastern Region Peer Review Looked After Children and Permanence pdf icon PDF 80 KB

 

To consider a report providing members with details on the outcome of the November 2018 Eastern Region Peer Review of Looked After Children and Permanence. 

 

10.

Ofsted Action Plan update pdf icon PDF 78 KB

 

To consider an update on the Ofsted Action Plan 2017-18 and the proposed next steps.

 

Additional documents:

11.

Verbal update from the Director of Children's Services

 

To receive a verbal update from the Director on matters of interest to the Panel.

 

12.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 46 KB

 

To consider the Panel’s work programme.

 

Additional documents:

13.

Exclusion of Press and Public

 

To consider whether to pass a resolution under section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the Press and Public from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that the consideration of the

item is likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

 

Exempt Items

14.

Final Report Virtual school for Looked After Children 2017/18

 

To consider a report providing information on the role of the Virtual School and the unvalidated outcomes at Key Stages 1, 2 and 4 for Looked After Children (LAC) in Central Bedfordshire in the Academic Year 2017/18.

 

15.

Children in Care Council update

 

To receive a presentation from the Children in Care Council in conjunction with Item 6.