Agenda and minutes

Education, Skills and Culture Cabinet Board
Thursday, 11th April, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Port Talbot Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Jayne Woodman-Ralph 

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:

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

 

 

Councillor P.Rees

Re: Report of the Head of Transformation on the Embedding The United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) within Neath Port Talbot Schools as he is Governor at Crynallt Primary and Cefn Saeson Comprehensive Schools and confirmed he has dispensation to speak and vote.  He also has grandchildren in YGG Castell-Nedd.

 

Councillor A.Lockyer

Re: Report of the Head of Transformation on the Embedding The United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) within Neath Port Talbot Schools as he is Governor at Castell Nedd and Gnoll Primary Schools and confirmed he has dispensation to speak and vote.  He also has a relative working in Dwr-y-Felin Comprehensive School and grandchildren in Alderman Davies Primary School.

 

 

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 64 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the minutes of the 28 February 2019 be approved.

4.

Former Dyffryn Lower School Site, Talcennau Road, Port Talbot. SA13 1EP pdf icon PDF 235 KB

Joint Report of the Head of Transformation and the Head of Property and Regeneration

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the former Dyffryn (Lower) school land and premises at Talcennau Road, Port Talbot. SA13 1EP be approved as surplus to the operational requirements of the Education, Leisure and Lifelong Learning Service and that the responsibility be transferred to the Head of Property and Regeneration.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To declare the former Dyffryn (Lower) school land and premises at Talcennau Road, Port Talbot. SA13 1EP as being surplus to the operational requirements of the Education, Leisure and Lifelong Learning Service and transfer responsibility to the Head of Property and Regeneration.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

The decision  will be implemented after the 3 day call in period.

5.

Library Service Review: A Sustainable Library Service 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Report of the Head of Transformation

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That approval be granted for the library service review and to consult with all relevant groups as detailed in the circulated report.

 

Reason for Decision:

 

To enable officers to undertake a full library service review and report back to members on options for the future delivery of the service.

 

Implementation of Decision:

 

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

 

6.

Annual Pupil Performance Report 2017/18 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

Report of the Head of Participation

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.

7.

Think Family Partnership Update pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Report of the Head of Participation

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Decision:

 

That the report be noted.