Manchester City Council



Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 24th June, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual meeting - Webcast at

Contact: Rachel McKeon 


No. Item


Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.

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To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.

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To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 4 March 2020.


To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Ofsted Subgroup held on 22 January 2020.

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Children and Education Services response to COVID-19 pdf icon PDF 575 KB

Report of the Strategic Director for Children and Education Services


This report provides an update on the impact, progress and response of schools, children and education services to the presenting challenges of COVID-19 with a specific focus on the support being provided to Manchester’s schools and those children considered to be more vulnerable than their counterparts.


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Attainment and Progress 2019 pdf icon PDF 219 KB

Report of the Director of Education


This report provides an analysis of the 2019 outcomes of statutory assessment at the end of the Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5. The report also includes summary of performance according to groups by ethnicity. The final validated results became available in February 2020.


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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 421 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


This report provides the Committee with details of key decisions that fall within the Committee’s remit and an update on actions resulting from the Committee’s recommendations. The report alsoincludes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend as appropriate and agree.

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