Decision details

Local Area SEND Inspection

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Outcomes of the Local Area SEND inspection from July 2021




That Cabinet:


1. Notes the outcomes from the Ofsted and CQC local area SEND inspection.


2. Endorses the progress made to date to deliver the Written Statement of Action (WSoA) and delegates to the Strategic Director for People, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Children, Families and Education, authority to make any changes necessary to finalise the WSoA for submission to Ofsted and the CQC by 24th December 2021.


3. Approves the request for additional one-off funding of £98,750 over the remainder of 2021/22 and into 2022/23 to support delivery of the Written Statement of Action, to be met from the 2021/22 underspend in Corporate Services and Resourcing.

Report author: Rachel Barnes

Publication date: 08/12/2021

Date of decision: 07/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2021 - Cabinet

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