Agenda

Venue: The Oculus, Buckinghamshire Council, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury HP19 8FF. View directions

Contact: Katie Dover 

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Items
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2.00 pm

1.

Apologies for Absence

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2.

Declarations of Interest

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3.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 430 KB

The minutes of the meeting held on 24th June 2021 be confirmed as a correct record.

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4.

Public Questions

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2.10 pm

5.

Emotional Health in Schools pdf icon PDF 773 KB

The Committee will consider a report outlining the significant amount of work undertaken in relation to the emotional health of Buckinghamshire’s school pupils, particularly in the light of the Covid pandemic.

 

The report gives details of current issues, the profile of need, current work underway in schools and steps for the future.

 

Contributors:

Richard Nash, Corporate Director Children’s Services

Simon James, Service Director Education

Elizabeth Biggs, Public Health Principal

Gareth Drawmer, Head of Achievement & Learning

Dr Tim Jones, Principal Educational Psychologist

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3.10 pm

6.

Closing the Attainment Gap in Buckinghamshire pdf icon PDF 906 KB

The Committee will consider a report giving details of the current attainment gap in schools, the Buckinghamshire versus national levels; key actions to address the gap and the delivery plan for the next academic year.

 

Contributors:

 

Richard Nash, Corporate Director Children’s Services

Simon James, Service Director – Education

Gareth Drawmer, Head of Achievement and Learning.

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4.00 pm

7.

Work Programme 2021-2022 pdf icon PDF 671 KB

The Committee will consider the draft work programme for the municipal year 2021-2022. There will be an opportunity to discuss areas of the programme which might be considered for more detailed work.

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8.

Date of the Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Children’s and Education Select Committee will be held on 11th November 2021 at 2.00 p.m. at The Gateway, Buckinghamshire Council.

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