Archives for January 2017

Budget Scrutiny

MEMBERS of the public and councillors are to have a chance to put budget questions directly to the Leader of Swansea Council. A special meeting of the council’s Service Improvement & Finance Scrutiny Performance Panel will be taking place on Tuesday 7 February at 10am in the Council Chamber, Civic Centre. The purpose will be […]

St Helen’s Primary School giving children a flying start

Councillors from the Readiness for School Scrutiny Inquiry Panel visited St Helen’s Flying Start to find out how they prepare their pupils for starting school. Flying Start is a Welsh Government funded Programme and is available in targeted areas supporting all families to give 0-3 year olds a Flying Start in life. The scheme aims […]

Councils ambition for education other than at school services is not just to be good but to be excellent

Councillors met to follow up upon the impact of their scrutiny inquiry into education inclusion on the 3 January where they met with the Cabinet Member for Education and the Head of Learner Support Service. The Panel found that good progress was being made in relation to the recommendations made by the education inclusion scrutiny inquiry panel report and […]