Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 27th July, 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite, Civic Centre, Poole BH15 2RU. 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 requested to declare any interests on items included in this agenda. Please refer to the workflow on the preceding page for guidance.

Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the Meeting held on 8 June 2021.


Action Sheet pdf icon PDF 351 KB


Public Issues

To receive any public questions, statements or petitions submitted in accordance with the Constitution, which is available to view at the following link:


The deadline for the submission of a public question is 4 clear working days before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a public statement is midday the working day before the meeting.

The deadline for the submission of a petition is 10 working days before the meeting.





Update on SEND Ofsted Inspection

To receive a verbal update on the recent SEND Ofsted Inspection.


Partnership Academy development – Social Work initiative pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To provide an update on progress of improvement work regarding the development of the Children’s Services Partnership Academy.

Additional documents:


Covid Recovery - The Summer Offer pdf icon PDF 159 KB

This report outlines the Offer for vulnerable young people in BCP during the Summer holiday.  The Summer Offer will look to address mental health, gaps in learning, the lack of preparation for secondary school, exploitation and knife crime as well as ensuring that families have food during this period.


Portfolio Holder Update

To receive a verbal update from the Portfolio Holders.


Items for Information

Any information only items will be circulated after the Committee.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 273 KB

To consider the Committee’s Forward Plan.


Dates of Future Meetings

To note the dates of future Children’s Services Overview and Scrutiny Committees as follows:


·       21 September 2021

·       23 November 2021

·       25 January 2022

·       22 March 2022


All meetings will commence at 6pm and venues to be confirmed.