10 ways to improve wellbeing in Schools

Councillors from the Education Scrutiny Performance Panel visited Dylan Thomas Community Comprehensive School in July and met with the Headteacher, Chair of Governors and other staff at the school. Councillors chose to speak to this school because they had heard about the good practice the school provides in relation to the wellbeing of pupils, with […]

Councillors congratulate Burlais Primary School

Swansea Scrutiny Councillors met with the Headteacher and the Chair of Governors of Burlais Primary School to discuss how the school is working to continually improve. Councillors heard from the Headteacher that it is a new school that is an amalgamation of two primary schools.  That it is a large primary school with currently 553 […]

Scrutiny Councillors meet HM Armed Forces Veterans Club members

Scrutiny Councillors in Swansea are carrying out an inquiry into Equalities and as part of this they are meeting with a wide selection of people in order to understand the key issues affecting people’s lives. They will use the information gathered to help them to put together a set of recommendations to improve council services. […]

Scrutiny Councillors visit Morriston Primary School

At the meeting on the 20 February 2019 Scrutiny Councillors visited Morriston Primary School and met with the Headteacher, Chair of Governors and the Challenge Adviser to discuss how they are embedding the improvements that had been initiated at the time councillors met with them in February last year.    From the discussion Councillors concluded […]

The ERW Scrutiny Councillor Group to meet in March

Scrutiny Councillors from across the six local authorities will meet on 25 March 2019.   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 scrutiny across the six councils share scrutiny good practice encourage shared […]

So, whats happening in the Equalities Scrutiny Inquiry

The Scrutiny Inquiry into Equalities in Swansea continues at a pace, with Councillors speaking to people from different groups and organisations across Swansea.  They have spoken to young people via the Big Conversation, older people at the 50+ Network, people from the LGBT community at the LGBT Forum.  The panel also plan to speak to […]