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Cornwall: bullying in schools »
This review was undertaken to examine existing policy and consider good current practice(within the LEA and beyond) with regards to bullying.
Oxfordshire: faith in our schools »
Following an approach from the Muslim Community to establish a Muslim secondary school in Oxford, the Learning & Culture Scrutiny Committee established a Review Group which started work in April 2003.
North Lincolnshire: adult education »
The scope of the review was to establish whether all the pilot best value review recommendations had been implemented and their effectiveness.
North Lincolnshire: six-term year »
The scope of the review was to examine current and possible alternative arrangements for the organisation of the school year in North Lincolnshire following the recent publication of the report of the LGA's Independent Commission on the Organisation of the School Year.
North Lincolnshire: support for more able pupils »
The scope of the review was to examine the extent and range of support provided by North Lincolnshire Council and its schools for more able pupils.
Stoke-on-Trent: healthy eating in schools »
The review explored the increasing levels of Obesity in young people and looked at the effect of healthy eating form an early age.
Worcestershire: healthy eating in schools »
The scrutiny exercise aimed to find out the current situation regarding healthy eating in schools in Worcestershire and to try to establish whether a healthy diet would result in better behaviour and improved pupil concentration in class and, as a consequence, improvement in educational standards.
Kent: sport in schools »
The this select committee looked at the role of PE and Sport in Schools in identifying every child's physical and sporting abilityand providing the best opportunities to achieve excellence in sport.
Kent: PSHE/Children's Health »
A review to look at the issue of Children's Health specifically from the point of view of PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education).
Havering: access to education »
A review of how children can access education if for whatever reason, they are not in mainstream schooling.
Learning New Ways - the local authority and academies in Buckinghamshire »
This report presents the findings and recommendations of a scrutiny review group on the working relationships between acadmied and the county council in Buckinghamshire
Substance Misuse Education »
The scrutiny panel sought to assess how substance misuse education is being delivered to children and young people across Middlesbrough and also to assess the impact of this education.
Sandwell: academy schools »
This report has been produced by the Education and Lifelong Learning Scrutiny Panel and concludes its enquiry into:
Worcestershire: managing exclusions in schools »
The scrutiny aimed to review the current arrangements for managing pupil behaviour in Worcestershire schools.
Delivering the 14-19 Education Entitlement »
Significant national reforms led Bracknell Forest’s Overview and Scrutiny function to review 14-19 years education entitlement. The review included consideration of whether the entitlement would meet the needs of young people not in education, employment or training, particularly as the age of compulsory participation in education and training is increasing.
14-19 Years Education Entitlement »
14-19 years education provision was reviewed owing to significant national reforms taking place in this area consisting of Diplomas, which combine practical and theoretical learning both in the classroom and in work situations as an alternative to the traditional GCSE and A-Level qualification route; Foundation Learning; Apprenticeships; and Functional Skills.
Celebrating English as an Additional Language »
An Overview and Scrutiny working group was established to review the Implications of English as an Additional Language in Bracknell Forest Schools. The review identified the key issues for schools arising from the increasing number of pupils without English as their first language and recommended actions to tackle them.
A Review of Children's Centres & Extended Services In and Around Schools in Bracknell Forest »
The purpose of the review of the Children’s Centres and Extended Schools Services project was to look at the effectiveness of the implementation of the project in Bracknell Forest and to review the anticipated outcomes for children, young people and families with a view to informing future project development.
Communtiy Focused Schools »
Schools represent a considerable investment on the part of the wider community – in land, buildings, man-power, and other resources. It is to be regretted, therefore, that, all too often, they sit within, yet in many ways remote from, the communities they are there to serve.
Literacy of children and young people in Cardiff - Cardiff County Council »
Cardiff County Council
Local and national research indicates that the consequences of low literacy are far reaching – both for the individuals concerned and the communities they inhabit. There are strong links between low literacy and poverty, limited educational attainment, poor self esteem, unemployment, failing health and crime.
Lancashire: special educational needs »
This Overview and Scrutiny project was undertaken as a Member contribution to the consultation process on the proposed strategy to implement an inclusive continuum for special educational needs for children in Lancashire.
Wakefield: school meals »
The main focus of this inquiry was to see whether the School Meals Service offers value for money and how the authority has developed the Healthy Schools Initiative.
Wakefield: fire safety in schools »
The objective for this review was to consider the cost and safety benefits of fitting automatic sprinkler systems to schools and other public buildings.
Wakefield: attendance and exclusions - the implications for attainment »
This review aimed to complement the authority's continued drive to improve behaviour and attendance in schools and reduce the need for permanent exclusions.