Agenda and minutes

Scrutiny Review Panel - The Council's relationship with Academies
Monday, 15th October, 2018 5.00 pm

Venue: Room 206, Town Hall. View directions

No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 September 2018.


The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 17 September 2018 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.


Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.


Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interests they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.


No declarations of interest were made.



Mental Wellbeing and Curriculum Provision pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Education.                          (To Follow)


The Scrutiny Review Panel are invited to consider and comment on the report and make any appropriate recommendations for considerastion as part of the draft final report.


Officer Contact: Stephen Fox on Tel: 0161 474 3206 or email:


The Interim Director for Education submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) outlining a number of issues relating to the relationship between the Local Authorities and Academies in the borough in respect to the curriculum and mental health & well-being.


The Interim Director for Education and his colleague attended the meeting, made a presentation and answered questions from the Panel in respect to a numbers of issues including the support provided by the School Improvement Service, a project undertaken by Dr Carl Emery on disadvantage and poverty, work undertaken with the CCG to promote the mental health and emotional well- being of children and the PSHE & Wellbeing online network.


RESOLVED – (1) That the report be noted and officers thanked for their attendance and presentation.


(2) That the Deputy Chief Executive be requested to incorporate the points raised and discussed in the draft final report for consideration.