Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 10th March, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Christchurch BH23 1AZ. View directions


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To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.


Substitute Members

To receive information on any changes in the membership of the Committee.


Note – When a member of a Committee is unable to attend a meeting of a Committee or Sub-Committee, the relevant Political Group Leader (or their nominated representative) may, by notice to the Monitoring Officer (or their nominated representative) prior to the meeting, appoint a substitute member from within the same Political Group. The contact details on the front of this agenda should be used for notifications.



Declarations of Interests

Councillors are required to comply with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 and the Council's Code of Conduct regarding Disclosable Pecuniary Interests.

Councillors are also required to disclose any other interests where a Councillor is a member of an external body or organisation where that membership involves a position of control or significant influence, including bodies to which the Council has made the appointment in line with the Council's Code of Conduct.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 460 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 28 January 2020.


Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To note and comment on the attached action sheet which tracks decisions, actions and outcomes arising from previous meetings.


Public Issues

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution. Further information on the requirements for submitting these is available to view at the following link:- 

The deadline for the submission of public questions is Tuesday 3 March 2020.

The deadline for the submission of a statement is 12.00 noon, Monday 9 March 2020.

The deadline for the submission of a petition is 12.00 noon, Monday 9 March 2020.


Update on the Youth Parliament elections

To receive a verbal update from the Youth Participation Worker.


BCP Children's Outcomes Self - Assessment January 2020 pdf icon PDF 238 KB

To consider a report on the Self-Assessment of BCP Children’s Services performance with the performance and improvement plan.


Additional documents:


BCP Front Door

To receive a verbal update.


BCP's Response to Child Exploitation (an update) pdf icon PDF 235 KB

To consider a report which provides Members with an update on arrangements to support children and young people at risk of exploitation.


Schools Data Progress Update Headlines 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 652 KB

To consider a report which outlines the headline progress outcomes of key stage assessments and examinations for the BCP 2018/19 cohort.

Additional documents:


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 214 KB

To consider the Committee’s Forward Plan and suggest any amendments.


Dates of Future Meetings

To note the dates and venues for 2020/21, which have been agreed as follows:

·       Tuesday 9 June 2020 - Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole

·       Tuesday 28 July 2020 - HMS Phoebe, Town Hall, Bournemouth

·       Tuesday 22 September 2020 - Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Christchurch

·       Tuesday 24 November 2020 - Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole

·       Tuesday 26 January 2021 - HMS Phoebe, Town Hall, Bournemouth

·       Tuesday 23 March 2021 - Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole