Corporate Parenting Panel
Tuesday, 29th September, 2020 5.00 pm

Venue: This meeting will be held virtually.

Contact: Michelle Ossei-Gerning
020 8726 6000 x84246  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any members of the Panel.



Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 329 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 4 March 2020 as an accurate record.



Disclosures of interest

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.




Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To review the terms of reference.

Additional documents:


Update on actions agreed at previous meeting(s)


Children in Care Performance Scorecard pdf icon PDF 629 KB

The Children in Care Performance Scorecard for July 2020 is attached.


Exam Results, Exclusion and SEN

The Exam Results, Exclusion and SEN report is attached.

[To Follow]


Mentoring and Careers Guidance for Looked After Children and Care Leavers Mentoring and Independent Visitor work pdf icon PDF 242 KB

The report of the Independent Visitor Service and Mentoring Service including careers guidance for looked after children is attached.


[To Follow]


Engagement Achievement (inc. complaints and leaving care opportunities)

The engagement achievement report is attached.

[To Follow]


Annual Report of Virtual School pdf icon PDF 719 KB

The Annual Report of Virtual School is attached.

[To Follow]

Additional documents:


How has the Panel helped Children in Care today?

For the panel to consider how its work at the meeting will improve services for children in care.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 115 KB

To consider and approve the Panel’s work programme for the municipal year 2020/21.


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”