Minutes

Reconvened, Education, Skills and Culture Cabinet Board
Wednesday, 6th March, 2019 9.00 am

Proposed venue: Committee Room 1/2 - Port Talbot Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Jayne Woodman-Ralph 

Note: Reconvened from the 28 February 2019 

Items
No. Item

1.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

The following Members made declarations of interest at the commencement of the meeting:-

 

Councillor P.A. Rees

re: Report of the Head of Transformation re: Admissions to Community Schools 2020/2021 as he has grandchildren who attend schools in Neath Port Talbot and confirmed his dispensation to speak and vote.

 

Councillor A.R.Lockyer

re: Report of the Head of Transformation re: Admissions to Community Schools 2020/2021 as his son is Head of Music at Dwr y Felin and he has grandchildren who attend schools in Neath Port Talbot, and confirmed his dispensation to speak to vote.

 

 

2.

School Admission Policy

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That, having given due regard to the equality impact assessment, approval be granted, in line with School Admissions Code, 2013 and The Education (Determination of Admission Arrangements) (Wales) Regulations 2006 for the admission arrangements for community schools in relation to the 2020/2021 academic year, as detailed in Appendix A to the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable the Council to meet its statutory duties and good practice guidelines in respect of the admission of pupils to community schools.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period.

 

Consultation:

 

Consultation has taken place as required in the Welsh Government’s School Admissions Code.