So, what is happening in Education Scrutiny in Swansea?

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:

31 August 2017 at 4.00pm (Committee Room 5 in the Guildhall)

The panel will look at the ‘Pupil Voice’ in Swansea.

Pupil Voice. Within schools, pupil involvement in decision making is often referred to as ‘pupil voice‘. Pupil voice is about pupils having the opportunity to have a say in decisions in school that affect them. Their opinions being taken into account in decisions that concern them.

21 September at 4.00pm (Meeting Room 6 in the Guildhall)

The panel will receive an update on progress with changes to services and accommodation in the Education Other Than At School Service (EOTAS), this will also include looking at how schools are building capacity to manage behaviour internally.

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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