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: