Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The strategy sets out how all children and
young people in Sefton will receive an education, which enables
them to reach their individual potential, have a clear pathway to
further education, employment and engage positively with others in
their community. The strategy demonstrates the Council’s role
in system leadership, facilitating school leaders to lead school
improvement and school to school support and sets out the clear
priorities which will address the key themes and measure the
progress towards the key actions.
Further to Minute No. 16 of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee (Children’s Services and Safeguarding) held on 27 September 2022, the Cabinet considered the report of the Assistant Director of Children’s Services (Education) which sought approval of the Education Excellence Strategy for Sefton 2022-2027. The report set out how the strategy had been developed, and the proposed next steps in terms of programme development.
That the Education Excellence Strategy for Sefton 2022-2027 be approved.
Reasons for the Decision:
To ensure that the priorities of the Education Excellence Strategy for Sefton 2022-2027 and wider Education initiatives are aligned to the delivery of Sefton’s 2030 vision, the Sefton Health and Wellbeing Strategy, and the Sefton Children and Young Peoples Plan, and that they are clearly articulated to parents, carers, young people, residents, early years providers, schools, colleges, providers of SEND education, as well as Health providers and other partners across Sefton and its neighbouring boroughs, in addition to the Department for Education.
To ensure that all children and young people receive an education in Sefton which enables them to reach their individual potential, have a clear pathway to further education, employment and engage positively with others in their community.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:
Report author: Nicola Robson
Publication date: 11/10/2022
Date of decision: 06/10/2022
Decided at meeting: 06/10/2022 - Cabinet
Effective from: 19/10/2022