Agenda and decisions

CPH Children, Education and Skills Decision Session
Monday 30th November 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Civic Suite

Contact: Jane Game  Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies and Substitutions

Decision:

None received.

2.

Declarations of Interests

To receive notification of any declarations of pecuniary and /or conflict of interests from Members.

Decision:

Cllr Hamilton advised that as interim Chair of The Cars Area Together Big Local she had a non pecuniary interest in item 6, Autism Special Free School Development Proposals.

 

3.

Questions and Deputations

To answer questions and hear deputations, if any, asked by any resident of the Borough pursuant to Standing Orders.

Decision:

None received.

4.

School Organisation Plan 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 258 KB

To update the Cabinet Member on demographic issues in Solihull and to seek approval for the School Organisation Plan 2020/21

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to approve the School Organisation Plan 2020/21.

 

5.

Proposals to create additional SEND places at Reynalds Cross Special School and Mill Lodge Primary School pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To update Cabinet Member on the outcome of consultation with schools, parents and the wider community on proposals to create an additionally resourced provision for pupils with Autism at Mill Lodge Primary School, and to expand Reynalds Cross Special School.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED:

(i)  That the outcome of the consultation process on the expansion of Reynalds Cross Special School through the use of Coronation Youth Centre from September 2021 be noted and approved that officers commence the statutory process for the proposal; and

 

(ii)  That the outcome of the consultation process on the creation of an additionally resourced provision at Mill Lodge Primary School from September 2021 be noted and approved that officers commence the statutory process for the proposal.

 

6.

Autism Special Free School Development Proposals pdf icon PDF 162 KB

This report presents an update on the development proposals to create a special Free School catering for pupils with Autism and associated high level Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs located in North Solihull.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to approve the disposal of approximately 1.70 hectares of land as shown on the plan as detailed in Appendix A to the report to facilitate the development of the autism special free school.

7.

Revenue and Capital Monitoring 2020/2021 as at 30 September 2020 pdf icon PDF 160 KB

To inform the Cabinet Portfolio Holder of the financial position for the core service and Dedicated School Grant budgets as at Period 6 2020/21.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to note the financial position for the Portfolio as at Period 6, 2020/21 and endorsed the actions as set out in the report to mitigate the identified risks.

8.

Local Authority Approval of Appointment of LA Governor at George Fentham Endowed School pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To approve a Local Authority nomination to school governing bodies.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to approve the proposal for the nomination of a Local Authority Governor shown in Appendix A to the report, Susan Kavanagh to  George Fentham Endowed School.

9.

Local Authority Approval of Revised Instrument of Government - Widney Junior School pdf icon PDF 155 KB

To approve the revision of Governing Body Instrument of Government.

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Cabinet Member RESOLVED to approve the revision of the Instrument of Government for Widney Junior school.