Agenda and minutes

Special, Education, Skills and Culture Cabinet Board
Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 9.00 am

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

Contact: Jayne Woodman-Ralph 

Note: Special 

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Chairperson

Minutes:

Agreed that Councillor P.A.Rees be appointed Chairperson for the meeting.

 

 

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

 

Councillor D.Jones

Report of the Head of Transformation re: Appointment and Removal of Local Authority Governor Representatives as she is acting chair of Llangatwg Community School.

 

 

3.

Amendment to instrument of Government Tairgwaith Primary School pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Report of the Head of Transformation

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Instrument of Government for Tairgwaith Primary School be approved as detailed in Appendix 1 to the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To amend the Instrument of Government for Tairgwaith Primary School.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

4.

Governance arrangements for 'The Federated Primary Schools of the Upper Afan Valley which will replace 'The Federated Schools of the Upper Afan Valley pdf icon PDF 79 KB

Report of the Head of Transformation

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the Instrument of Government of the Federated Schools of the Upper Afan Valley be replaced with The Federated Schools of the Upper Afan Valley as detailed in Appendix 1 to the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To amend the Instrument of Government of the Upper Afan Valley Federation.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

 

5.

Appointment and Removal of Local Authority Governor Representatives pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Report of the Head of Transformation

Minutes:

Decision:

 

1.   That, in line with the approved policy, the following changes be approved to the Local Authority Governor representatives up to and including the end of the Autumn Term 2019/20.

 

          Abbey Primary School

          Re-appoint Cllr. M.Harvey

          Re-appoint Cllr. M.Peters

 

          Alltwen Primary School

          Re-appoint Mr.S.Jenkins

 

          Central Primary School

          Re-appoint Mrs.S.Amos

          Re-appoint Mr.M.Thomas

 

          Crymlyn Primary School

          Re-appoint Mr.H.Davies

 

          At this point in the meeting Councillor D.Jones declared an interest in the item and withdrew from the meeting.  Cllr. A.J.Taylor substituted for this item only.

 

          Llangatwg Community School

          Appoint Cllr.D.Cawsey

 

          Cllr. D.Jones returned to the meeting. 

 

          Tywyn Primary School

          Re-appoint Mrs.H.Mair-Evans

 

          YGG Castell-Nedd

          Re-appoint Cllr.A.Lockyer

 

          YGG Pontardawe

          Re-appoint Mrs.S.Gray

 

          YGG Trebannws

          Appoint Mr.W.Thomas

 

          YGG Tyle’r Ynn

          Re-appoint Cllr.H.Clarke

 

          That, following a verbal update given at the meeting and in line with the approved policy, the following appointment be approved to the Local Authority Governor representatives up to and including the end of the Autumn Term 2019/20:-

 

          Coedffranc Primary School

          Appoint Ms.E.Jones

 

2.   That the following vacancies for school governors be deferred:-

 

Awel Y Mor Primary

(1 vacancy)

 

 

Catwg Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Cwmtawe Community School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Gnoll Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Godre’rgraig Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Llangatwg Community School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Rhos Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Sandfields Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

St Joseph’s Catholic Infant School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Tonnau Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Ynysfach Primary School

(1 Vacancy)

 

Ysgol Bae Baglan School

(1 Vacancy)

 

YsgolHendrefelin School

(1 Vacancy)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Consideration of the Receipt of any positive DBS Certificates received for LA Governor Representatives

Minutes:

That no further action be taken regarding the one positive DBS Certificates received, for the reasons disclosed at the meeting.