So what is happening in education scrutiny in Swansea?

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Swansea Councils education scrutiny body, the Schools 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 standards and pupil attainment.

The up-coming meetings for this Panel are:

16 November at 4.00pm (Meeting Room 235 in the Guildhall) – the panel will be looking at:

  • The Annual Audit of Schools Report
  • Receiving an update on restorative practice in Swansea; and
  • Looking at the performance of vulnerable pupils in particular those receiving free school meals.  It will include how schools are using their Pupil Deprivation Grant.

8 December at 4.00pm (Meeting Room 6 in the Guildhall) – the panel will look at:

  • Educational performance of Looked After Children in Swansea
  • The development of the new curriculum – Pioneer Schools in Swansea

You can find copies of all scrutiny agendas on our website at www.swansea.gov.uk/scrutinypublications (the papers for both meetings will be available at the end of the week prior to the meeting).

These are open meetings and members of the public are welcome to observe from the public gallery.

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