Children and Families Committee - Monday, 11th December, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Suite 1, 2 and 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1HZ

Contact: Josie Lloyd  Tel: 01270 686466 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To note any apologies for absence from Members.


Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, other registerable interests, and non-registerable interests in any item on the agenda.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 411 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 November 2023.


Public Speaking/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.24 of the Council’s Committee Procedure Rules and Appendix on Public Speaking, set out in the Constitution, a total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to put questions to the committee on any matter relating to this agenda. Each member of the public will be allowed up to two minutes each to speak, and the Chair will have discretion to vary this where they consider it appropriate.


Members of the public wishing to speak are required to provide notice of this at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting.



Special Educational Needs and Inclusion (SENIF) Policy with Consultation pdf icon PDF 664 KB

To consider a report providing the outcome from the consultation process and seeking approval for implementation of the policy set out in appendix 1 for new applications from January 2024, and all funding via the new policy from September 2024.


Proposed Closure of St Gregory's Catholic Primary School, Bollington

To consider a report on the proposed closure of St Gregory’s Catholic Primary School.


Report to follow


Basford East New Primary School Postponement to Scheme

To consider a report on the postponement of the scheme.


Report to follow


Children and Families Scorecard Quarter 2 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 420 KB

To receive the Children and Families scorecard for quarter 2 of 2023-24.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 316 KB

To consider the work programme and determine any required amendments.