Children, Families & Learning Cabinet Member – Minutes – 16 January 2018
58 (58) PUBLICATION OF NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE’S ANNUAL EDUCATION REPORT 2016/17 – The Director: Learning, Skills and Culture submitted a report seeking approval to publish the Annual Education Report.
The council had a statutory duty to ensure area-wide standards and educational excellence, and had set the ambition of attaining top-quartile outcomes for children and young people by all measures. By 2020, North Lincolnshire would be amongst the best local authority areas in England for:
• attendance and inclusion
• the quality of provision
• learning outcomes.
North Lincolnshire’s latest Education and Skills Plan: ‘All Our Children 2020’ was published in July 2016 following wide consultation. It expressed a shared ambition for education North Lincolnshire’s children and young people, and called on all involved in shaping their learning and development to ensure that equity of opportunity and excellence in achievement became the norm for all.
The Annual Education Report for 2016/17 summarised the progress made with the implementation of the plan – together with a synopsis of its impact on education outcomes for children and young people. It highlighted the key areas for action, with the purpose of provoking debate about local priorities.
Resolved – That the publication of the North Lincolnshire Annual Education Report for 2016/17 be approved.
59 (59) SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS AND DISABILITY (SEND) ALL OUR CHILDREN ANNUAL REPORT 2016-17 – The Director of Learning, Skills and Culture submitted a report seeking approval for the publication of the North Lincolnshire Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) ‘All Our Children’ Annual Report 2016-17.
The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Inclusion Plan ‘All Our Children’ 2014-17 outlined North Lincolnshire’s aspirations and priorities for children and young people (aged 0-25) with SEND. The initial plan focussed on the reforms introduced by the Children and Families Act 2014 and the new SEND Code of Practice of 2014.
The SEND ‘All Our Children’ Annual Report for 2016-17 provided evidence of how the council and its partners had worked together to meet the ambitions identified within the plan.
The report gave details of achievements during the 2014-17 implementation period.
Resolved – That the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) ‘All Our Children’ Annual Report 2016-17 be approved for publication on the SEND Local Offer website.
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