To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Committee.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 3 November 2020 as an accurate record.
In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.
To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.
Discussion on actions arising from previous meetings.
To receive an overview of the staff changes, service impact and response to the budget reductions proposed under the Croydon Renewal Plan.
To review the key points of the higher education journey of young Croydon residents 2020 report.
To review the proposed 2020/21 Education Budget.
To receive details of the performance of children and young people in Croydon schools for the academic year 2019/2020.
To receive details of the Blended learning and catch-up curriculum strategies adopted by Croydon Schools to support pupil progress.
To discuss the findings from this meeting and expectations for Croydon’s Children.
To note the work programme for the remainder of 2020/2021 municipal year.
The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:
“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”