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Agenda item

Medical Needs Policy

Report of the Director of Children’s Services

Decision:

11.

 

ENSURING A GOOD EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WHO CANNOT ATTEND SCHOOL BECAUSE OF HEALTH NEEDS – POLICY STATEMENT

 

11.1

The Committee considered a report of the Director of Children’s Services which presented a policy statement to ensure a good education for children who cannot attend school because of health needs.

 

 

 

 

11.2

RESOLVED UNANIMOUSLY: That the Education, Children and Families Committee:-

 

 

 

 

 

(a) approves the proposed policy statement

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

 

 

It is a requirement for the local authority to have a policy statement in place. By approving the statement, the local authority will meet this statutory duty.

 

 

 

 

11.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

 

 

The Local Authority is required to have a policy statement that is compliant with statutory guidance. The policy articulates practice in place for the local authority to meet its statutory duties.

 

 

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