Children and Young People Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Thursday, 25 July 2019 6.30pm

Venue: Civic Suite - Level 2, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Teri Reynolds, Democratic Services Officer 

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Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 230 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 6 June 2019.


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. 


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 212 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.



Proposed Amalgamation of Stoke Primary and Allhallows Primary Academies pdf icon PDF 228 KB

This report outlines the Leigh Academy Trust’s proposals to amalgamate Stoke and Allhallows primary academies, the questions and concerns raised and the formal response made by the Council.

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Council Response to LGO Complaint re Mainstream Home to School Transport Decision and Policy pdf icon PDF 233 KB

This report provides the Committee with details of the information presented to Cabinet on 11 June 2019 for a decision on the action to be taken in relation to a Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) complaint regarding mainstream home to school transport.

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Council Plan Performance Monitoring Report Quarter 4 and End of Year 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 414 KB

Medway’s Council Plan 2016/21 sets out the Council’s three priorities. This report and appendices summarise how the Council has performed in 2018/19 on the delivery of the two priorities relevant for this Committee: supporting Medway’s people to realise their potential and maximising regeneration and economic growth.

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Educational Attainment of Medway Looked After Children pdf icon PDF 654 KB

This report outlines the work of Medway Virtual School (MVS) which is the team led by the Virtual Headteacher (VHT). The report provides an update regarding the actions that are being taken to improve the educational attainment for Medway looked-after children.

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Draft Medway Children and Young People's Plan 2019-2024 pdf icon PDF 319 KB

This report provides the Committee with the outcome of the consultation on the draft Children and Young People’s Plan, which was reported to the Committee in March, prior to consultation.

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 172 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year.

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