Agenda

Corporate Parenting Committee
Tuesday 16 February 2016 5.00 pm

Venue: Boardrooms 7&8 - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley HA9 0FJ. View directions

Contact: Anne Reid, Democratic Services  020 8937 1359, Email: anne.reid@brent.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 99 KB

2.

Matters arising

3.

Deputations

4.

Children in Care - questions and answers

This is an opportunity for members of the Children In Care Council (CIA) to feedback on recent activity.

5.

Fostering report - 3rd quarter 2015-2016 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

The purpose of this report is to provide information to the Council’s Corporate Parenting Committee about the general management of the in-house fostering service and how it is achieving good outcomes for children. This is in accordance with standard 25.7 of the Fostering National Minimum Standards (2011).

6.

Brent Virtual School Annual Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

The purpose of this annual report is to outline the activity and impact of the Brent Virtual School during the academic year 2014-15. The report includes full details of the educational outcomes of our Brent looked after children. It reflects on the impact of our activities and identifies areas of future development to achieve improved outcomes for our looked after children.

Additional documents:

7.

Presentation on the research report on Education Progress of Looked After Children pdf icon PDF 212 KB

8.

Ofsted Report 2015 pdf icon PDF 580 KB

The purpose of this item is to feedback on the key findings of the Ofsted inspection as they relate to looked after children and care leavers

9.

Recruitment and Expectations of Foster Carers

10.

Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 64.