Education, Children & Young People Scrutiny Panel - Monday, 24th November, 2014 7.00 pm

Venue: Ground Floor Meeting Room 5 - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: Lisa Gallacher 02392 834056  Email:

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Meeting of 20 October 2014 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

RECOMMENDED that the minutes of the Education, Children and Young

People Scrutiny Panel meeting held on 20 October 2014 be confirmed

and signed by the Chair as a correct record.


Scrutiny of Children's Services pdf icon PDF 240 KB

The attached report from the Director of Children's Services outlines how the Panel can enhance its' scrutiny role of children's services. 


Review into Pupil Premium pdf icon PDF 20 KB

The following witnesses will be attending to speak and answer questions from

the panel:

·         Emma Kelsall, Governor Support Officer, Portsmouth City Council.

·         Claire Tomlinson, Governor of Corpus Christi School.

·         Patrick Hill, Governor of Redwood Park School.

·         Lorerely Lawrence and Sarah Marsh, Governors at Highbury Primary School 

·         Councillor Neill Young, Cabinet Member for Children and Education.


In addition, Cllrs Purvis and Stagg will provide feedback from the Pupil Premium conference that they are attending on 17 November. 

Additional documents:


Dates of Future Meetings and Way Forward for Review

To discuss a suitable date for the ECYP panel's next meeting to continue this review and to discuss future witnesses.