Children and Families Committee - Friday, 23rd September, 2022 1.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

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 and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.



Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 313 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the previous meeting held on 11 July 2022.


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.



Dedicated Schools Grant Management Plan 2022/23 to 2026/27 pdf icon PDF 324 KB

To approve the DSG Management Plan for 2022/23 to 2026/27.

Additional documents:


School Organisation: Update on the proposal for a primary school, Basford East, Shavington, following consultation pdf icon PDF 157 KB

To receive an update on the proposal for a new primary school, Basford East, and agree the progression of the prescribed free school process.

Additional documents:


Holiday Activity Fund Grant – Open Procurement 2022-2025 pdf icon PDF 165 KB

To approve the Holiday Activity Fund grant to providers to be delivered via the open procedure from the winter programme in 2022 to 2025.


Children and Families Q4 Scorecard 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To note the performance of Children’s Services for quarter 4.

Additional documents:


Corporate Parenting Committee Annual Report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 105 KB

To note the Corporate Parenting Committee annual report 2021-22.

Additional documents:


School Organisation: Academisation of Schools: Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 170 KB

To note the status of academy conversions across Cheshire East schools.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 261 KB

To consider the work programme and determine any required amendments.



Minutes of Sub Committees pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To note the minutes of the following sub committee meetings:


Local Authority School Governor Nomination Sub Committee 30 March 2022

Corporate Parenting Committee 15 March 2022

Corporate Parenting Committee 28 June 2022

Additional documents:


Reporting of Officer Delegated Decisions


All Age Carers Hub

In accordance with Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chair has agreed that this item can be considered as an item of urgent business as it cannot wait until the next scheduled meeting.


To receive a verbal update report on the All Age Carers Hub.