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To receive apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest.

Councillors and Officers are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and/or prejudicial interest(s) in respect of any item of business on this agenda in accordance with the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Code of Conduct for both Councillors and Officers.


To approve and sign the following minutes:-


Education and Social Services Scrutiny Committee held on 12th March 2024. pdf icon PDF 224 KB


Special Education and Social Services Scrutiny Committee held on 20th March 2024. pdf icon PDF 214 KB


Consideration of any matter referred to this Committee in accordance with the call-in procedure.


Education and Social Services Scrutiny Committee Forward Work Programme. pdf icon PDF 108 KB

Additional documents:


To receive and consider the following Cabinet reports*:-

1.     Sustainable Communities for Learning Band B Programme – Statutory Objection Report: Ysgol Y Lawnt and Upper Rhymney Primary School – 3rd April 2024;

2.     School Organisation Code 2018 – Statutory Objection Report: Proposal for the Closure of Cwm Glas Infants School – 3rd April 2024;

3.     Post 16, Single Sex and Surplus Places Board – Further Recommendations to Cabinet – 3rd April 2024;

4.     Youth Forum Priorities – 1st May 2024;

5.     Re-Purposing of Social Services Earmarked Reserves – 1st May 2024.

*If a member of the Scrutiny Committee wishes for any of the above Cabinet reports to be brought forward for review at the meeting please contact Julie Lloyd 01443 864246, by 10.00 a.m. on Friday, 17th May 2024. 


To receive and consider the following Scrutiny reports:-


An Overview of how the EAS supports Caerphilly Local Authority (LA) to deliver their School Improvement Function. pdf icon PDF 145 KB

Additional documents:


Summary of Estyn Inspection Outcomes under the new Common Inspection Framework (CIF) - January 2022 to March 2024. pdf icon PDF 315 KB


Federation of Schools. pdf icon PDF 184 KB


Safeguarding. pdf icon PDF 178 KB