How is Swansea progressing with Additional Learning Needs Reform?

Photo credit: City & County of Swansea The Education Scrutiny Performance Panel met in December to discuss the progress being made with Additional Educational Needs (ALN) Reform. Councillors considered a report outlining the ALN Strategy, progress over the last academic year, the projected … [Read More...]

The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group to meet in January

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 27 January 2020.   The purpose of the group is to help ensure the best educational outcomes for children in the Education Through Regional Working (ERW) region by supporting effective scrutiny to support consistent … [Read More...]

So, what’s happening in Education Scrutiny?

Swansea Council’s education scrutiny body, the Education Performance Scrutiny Panel, has the role of providing ongoing challenge to schools performance in order to ensure that pupils in Swansea are receiving a high quality education and that it is meeting its objectives to improve schools … [Read More...]

Social Services Scrutiny Panels Focus on ‘Carers Assessments’

Following discussions held last month with parents of adults with Mental Health Issues and Learning Disabilities, the Adult Services and Child & Family Services scrutiny panels have responded to concerns over 'carers assessments' by agreeing to hold two further focus groups earlier this … [Read More...]

Scrutiny Councillors congratulate Penclawdd Primary School

The Education Scrutiny Performance Panel met with the Headteacher and Chair of Governors of Penclawdd Primary School. They chose to speak to Penclawdd Primary School because they wanted to discuss the schools improvement journey, look at what the school is doing to improve its current performance … [Read More...]