Meeting details


Meeting Minutes


08 10 2020 ECS Minutes.pdf



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Agenda Items


0 - Link to Recording of Meeting



1 - Sederunt and Declaration of Members’ Interests


2 - Statement on Equalities

Consider, and if so decided, adopt the following:- “In line with the Council’s legal duty under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, the Committee, in making decisions on the attached reports, shall have due regard to the need to:-

(i)         eliminate discrimination, harassment and victimisation;

(ii)        advance equality of opportunity between those who share a protected characteristic and persons who do not share it; and

(iii)       foster good relations between those who share a protected characteristic and persons who do not share it.”

Document Type (02) Equalities Agenda Note.pdf


3 - Minute of Meeting of the Education and Children’s Services Committee of 27 August, 2020

Document Type (03) ECS Draft Minute 27 08 20.pdf


4 - Progress with Outstanding Actions from Previous Meetings

Document Type (04) Outstanding Actions List.pdf


5 - Covid-19 Update

Document Type (05) Covid-19 Update rpt.pdf


6 - Relocation of Peterhead Academy

Document Type (06) Relocation of Peterhead Academy rpt.pdf


7 - Community Access to Educational Establishments

Document Type (07) Community Access to Educational Establishments rpt.pdf


8 - The Development of SCQF Level 4 and 5 Foundation Apprenticeships in Aberdeenshire Schools and the Use of Delegated Powers by the Director of Education and Children’s Services by Reason of Special Urgency

Document Type (08) The Development of SCQF Level 4 and 5 Foundation Apprenticeships etc rpt.pdf


9 - Carbon Budget Six-Monthly Update and Covid-19 Sustainability and Climate Change Lessons Learned

Document Type (09) Carbon Budget Six Monthly Update and Covid-19 etc rpt.pdf


10 - Kinship Service Annual Report

Document Type (10) Kinship Service Annual Report.pdf


11 - Virtual Head Teacher Annual Report 2019-2020

Document Type (11) Virtual Head Teacher Annual Report 2019-20 rpt.pdf


12 - Early Learning and Childcare Expansion

Document Type (12) Update on Early Learning and Childcare Delivery Proposal etc rpt.pdf

Committee Chair and Vice Chair

Gillian Owen
Ellon and District
Scottish Conservative and Unionist
Committee Chair

Rosemary Bruce
Banchory and Mid-Deeside
Scottish Liberal Democrat
Committee Vice Chair

Committee members

Dianne Beagrie
Peterhead North and Rattray
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Charles Buchan
Fraserburgh and District

Sarah Dickinson
Stonehaven and Lower Deeside
Scottish Liberal Democrat

Alison Evison
North Kincardine
Scottish Labour

Martin Ford
East Garioch
Democratic Independent and Green Group

Jim Gifford
Aligned Independent

Moira Ingleby
Huntly, Strathbogie and Howe of Alford
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Louise McAllister
Ellon and District

Ron McKail
Westhill and District
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Anne Simpson
Central Buchan
Scottish Liberal Democrat

Leigh Wilson
Alba Party

Substitute Members

Cllr Neil Baillie, Cllr Lesley Berry, Cllr Stephen Calder, Cllr Paul Gibb, Cllr Paul Johnston, Cllr David Keating, Cllr John Latham, Cllr Dominic Lonchay, Cllr Doreen Mair, Cllr Glen Reynolds, Cllr Dennis Robertson, Cllr Ann Ross, Cllr Anne Stirling,

Non Elected Members

Mr D Bilsland (Education representative)(No Vote)
Claire Eade (Primary Education representative)(No Vote)
Vacancy (Church of Scotland) (Religious representative )(Vote)
Mrs Ruth Paterson (Religious representative - Roman Catholic)(Vote)

Education and Children`s Services Committee (from 27 January 2017)