So, what is happening in Education Scrutiny in Swansea in Dec/Jan?

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:

Tuesday 12 December 2017 at 4.00pm

The panel will look at the educational outcomes of Looked After Children and how schools have spent their pupil deprivation grant in Swansea.  They will also receive the Annual Audit of Schools Report.

Thursday 18 January 2017 at 4.00pm

The panel will concentrate at this meeting on the Annual Schools Education Performance data including the schools categorisation and will invite the Cabinet Member for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning.

You can find copies of all scrutiny agendas here  (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.
For more information about scrutiny more generally you can visit our website at

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