Agenda and decisions

Venue: Online Live Meeting (Microsoft Teams - audio only) via the link below

Contact: Liz wright, Democratic Services Officer 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 379 KB

Minutes of the meeting held on the 9 February 2021.


School Budgets 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report of the Lead Member For Children’s and Young People’s Services.


Determination of School Admission Arrangements 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 267 KB

The Report of the Strategic Director People


Salford City Council - Record of Decision (CABINET)


I, Paul Dennett, City Mayor, in consultation with the Cabinet and in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council constitution do hereby:

 Approve the determination of school admission arrangements and the coordinated admissions scheme for community and voluntary controlled primary and secondary schools for September 2022 intake.


The Reasons are to enable the City Council to ensure that the Local Authority is able to fulfil its statutory duty in relation to school admission arrangements. 


Options considered and rejected were n/a.


Assessment of Risk: If the City Council does not approve the school admission arrangements for 2022, then the City Council would not be fulfilling its statutory duty in relation to determining school admission arrangements for those schools for whom it is the admission authority. 


The source of funding is N/A

Legal Advice obtained . – Melinda Edwards and Nicky Smith, legal services

Financial Advice obtained  - N/A.

Procurement Advice obtained – N/A.


The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

(if the documents disclose exempt or confidential information, they should not be listed, but the following wording shall be inserted : "(The relevant documents contain exempt or confidential information and are not available for public inspection)":-

School Admissions Code (2014)

School Admissions Appeals Code (2012)

Contact Officer:        Helen Nicolle            Tel No 0161 778 0411


*           This document records a key decision, but the matter was not             included in the Council's Forward Plan and it has been dealt with             under the emergency procedure.

*           This decision is urgent and is not subject to call-in, in accordance with     the Decision Making Procedure Rules

*           The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the             Children’s Scrutiny Panel.



Signed:  Councillor Tracy Kelly                            Dated:  23rd February 2021                                                 .

Statutory Deputy City Mayor




*           This decision was published on 23rd February 2021                                              .

*           This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 2nd March 2021                                                 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.



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