Children’s Services Cabinet Member – Minutes – 17 March 2016

The corresponding report of the following item (Minute 32 refers) contains exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

32 (32)  CHANGES TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF EDUCATION SERVICES FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE The Director of People submitted a report seeking approval for changes to the staffing establishment within the Education Services for Vulnerable Children and Young People.

The council had a strong record of supporting the education and wellbeing needs of vulnerable children and those with additional needs.

The Children and Families Act 2014 and the accompanying Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Code of Practice had introduced significant changes to the way that vulnerable children with special and additional needs were identified, assessed and made provision for.

A review of Vulnerable Children and Young People services had taken place in partnership with the School’s Forum.

Full details of the proposals, including financial implications, were set out in the report and accompanying appendices.

Resolved – That Option1, as set out in the report and accompanying appendices, be approved.