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Agenda Item No.

 

THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL

 

CABINET: 9TH MARCH 2015

 

REFERENCE FROM SCRUTINY COMMITTEE (LIFELONG LEARNING): 9TH FEBRUARY 2015

 

“ SUMMARY OF SCHOOL INSPECTION REPORTS FOR THE AUTUMN TERM 2014 (DLS) -

 

Members were updated on the outcomes of school inspections for the autumn term 2014 and the outcome of an Estyn monitoring visit that had been made during the autumn term 2014. 

 

Llandough Primary, Murch Junior and Y Bont Faen Primary Schools had been inspected during the autumn term 2014 and a summary of the inspection findings for each was appended to the report at Appendix 2. 

 

During the autumn term the overall judgements received for each of the schools was good for current performance and good for prospects for improvement.  St. Helen’s Roman Catholic Infant and Nursery School had also been monitored by Estyn in autumn 2014 with Estyn judging the extent of the progress made by the school in addressing the recommendations of the inspection report.  At that time, the review activity considered the Local Authority report and the scrutiny of the School’s post inspection action plan and self-evaluation report with the school’s responsibility being to supply evidence that demonstrated progress against the recommendations to Estyn at the time of the visit.  Estyn’s overall judgement for the school was that sufficient progress had been made with the outcome being that the school was removed from follow up activity. 

 

Members welcomed the report and the positive judgements that have been made and subsequently

 

RECOMMENDED -

 

(1) T H A T congratulatory letters be forwarded to all the schools by the Chairman on behalf of the Committee.

 

(2) T H A T the report be forwarded to Cabinet in recognition of the good judgements received.

 

Reasons for recommendations

 

(1) In recognition of the good judgements received.

 

(2) In order to advise Cabinet of the achievements of the schools.”

 

Attached as Appendix – Report to Scrutiny Committee (Lifelong Learning): 9th February 2015

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