To consider report of the Chief Officer Education
Sue Walker referred Members to the report, namely an update on activity during the Pandemic, and gave an overview of the work undertaken by the Learning Department since September 2020 together with what needs to be done next to ensure children and young people have the best educational experiences possible in order to mitigate the impact of lockdown.
Sue Walker provided background information in relation to the following:
- Update on progress and the continued development of the Vulnerable Learning Panel set up during lockdown.
- Challenges for the Learning Department during lockdown.
- The rise in Free School Meals.
- Support structures in place for the Schools’ workforce staff.
The contents of the report be noted by Members.