School Transport and Curriculum Appeals Committee - Thursday, 14 January 2021 10.00am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Jon Pitt, Democratic Services Officer/Teri Reynolds, Democratic Services Officer/Michael Turner, Democratic Services Officer 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 7 December 2020.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 371 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.



School Transport and Curriculum Appeals Committee - Terms of reference pdf icon PDF 170 KB

This report sets out the terms of reference of the School Transport and Curriculum Appeals Committee.  


Officer advice in response to a recommended policy change pdf icon PDF 182 KB

This report sets out the response to the committee’s recommendation to Cabinet to review the Education Travel Assistance Policy (ETAP) and consider whether pupils who secure a place at a Medway Grammar School on appeal should also be classed as grammar ability under the policy.


Exclusion of the press and public pdf icon PDF 153 KB

This report summarises the content of agenda item 8, which, in the opinion of the proper officer, contains exempt information within one of the categories in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972. It is a matter for the Committee to determine whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of documents.


Home to school transport appeals - matters for decision

Members are requested to consider appeals relating to applications for assistance with home to school transport.