Notice of a public meeting of


Children, Education and Communities Policy and Scrutiny Committee



Councillors Baker (Chair), Webb (Vice-Chair), Fenton, Fitzpatrick, Heaton, Barker and Orrell



Tuesday, 6 July 2021



5.30 pm



Remote Meeting






This is not a formal meeting of this Scrutiny Committee.  The Council is operating its scrutiny and decision making meetings in accordance with statutory requirements relating to holding ‘Covid-safe’ meetings between 7 May and 19 July 2021.  As non-decision making bodies, Members of this Council’s Scrutiny Committees will continue to hold public informal sessions remotely for the purpose of commenting only on the business set out in the agenda below. Members of the public may register to speak in the usual way set out below.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point, Members are asked to declare:

·        any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests

·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 6 April 2021.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at remote meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Friday 2 July 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact the relevant Democracy Officer, on the details at the foot of the agenda.


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4.          YSAB Education Recovery 

(Pages 7 - 14)


This presentation updates the Committee on York’s Education Recovery Strategy.




5.          York Learning Annual Report 

(Pages 15 - 32)


This report presents the end of academic year performance report and data for York Learning.  The report forms part of the service’s reporting arrangements, which are critically important for the service in demonstrating to Ofsted that it has robust governance arrangements in place.  Feedback on the report from this committee will help to shape the service’s Strategic Plan for the academic year 2021/22 which will be considered by the Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities in September.




6.          Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme 2021 

(Pages 33 - 40)


This report informs the Committee of the new HAF programme 2021, with an overview of pilot delivery during Easter, and the plans for future delivery during the summer and Christmas holiday periods.




7.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democratic Services


Contact details:

·        Telephone – (01904) 551088

·        Email –






For more information about any of the following please contact the Democratic Services Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.