LSCB – 21st March 2017

One RCVYS Representatives and the RCVYS Development Worker attended the Reading LSCB Board on Tuesday 21st March 2017. The key items on the agenda were: Quality Assurance and Performance Sub-Group Report Rapid Response Audit, and CDOP (Child Death Overview Panel) Annual Report FGM Task and Finish Group Final Update Update on Single Front Door project […]

LSCB – 26th January 2017

One RCVYS Representative attended the Reading Children’s Trust Board on Thursday 26th January 2017. The key items on the agenda were: The forthcoming budget cuts to the LSCB Budget and the impact of its ability to perform beyond the mandatory areas of a functioning LSCB. The ongoing debate and challenge about numbers of referrals into the […]

LSCB – 29th September 2016

One RCVYS Representatives and the RCVYS Development Worker attended the Reading Children’s Trust Board on Thursday 29th September 2016. The key items on the agenda were: Youth Cabinet video on their safeguarding priorities Ofsted Report and Action Plan Early Years Safeguarding Audit Report Schools Safeguarding arrangements Impower presentation on managing demand Agreeing the revised Thresholds […]

LSCB – 28th January 2016

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 28th January 2016. The main areas of discussion were: Impact of staffing issues in Children’s Social Care (CSC) Development of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) work and agenda Two Case Studies that didn’t hit Serious Case Review (SCR) threshold but agreed by LSCB that a ‘lesson’s learnt’ […]

LSCB – 5th November 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 5th November 2015. The main areas of discussion were: Consideration of establishing a communications group to disseminate LSCB priorities. Improvement of LSCB Board meetings: data-rich with clear actions cycles. Increase awareness of Pan-Berkshire Information-Sharing policy, with all partners adhering to it. Improvement of evidence of Children’s […]

LSCB – 15th September 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 15th September 2015. The main areas of discussion were: Timetable for Lessons Learnt Review, following a case involving a local young person. Update on Social Work recruitment. LADO Annual Review Child Sexual Exploitation – ‘Business Cards’ had been produced for widest-possible distribution. Neglect Protocol. Effectiveness And […]

LSCB – 15th July 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 15th July 2015. The main areas of discussion were: Timely completion of Health Assessments for Reading’s Looked After Children. Need for a Lessons Learnt Review, following a case involving a local young person. Child Sexual Exploitation. Female Genital Mutilation. Neglect Protocol. Effectiveness And Impact of Reading […]

Serious Case Review into Young Person J by Buckinghamshire County Council

Buckinghamshire County Council recently released the learning details of a Serious Case Review they carried out into Young Person J. Young Person J was a victim of Child Sexual Exploitation. The links to the files below share the learning from her case, and a powerful audio version of her story, read by an actress. RCVYS […]

LSCB – 14th May 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 14th May 2015. The main areas of discussion were: Quality & Performance – including lessons and tips from the recent West Berkshire Ofsted report Attendance of GPs at CP Conferences Lessons from recent Serious Case Reviews in other authorities Domestic Abuse The Child’s Journey CSE and […]

LSCB – 21st April 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 21st April 2015. The main areas of discussion were: The Child’s Journey (through the referral processes) Anticipation of an Ofsted inspection in the near future Progress on identifying and logging danger of CSE Reports back from constituent organisations Which organisations were directly/indirectly represented at the event? […]

LSCB – 5th March 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 5th March 2015. The main areas of discussion were: Risk and Assurance log – to highlight potential risks to children and actions taken to Task and Finish Group looking at the Information Sharing Protocol Various reports back from constituent organisations Which organisations were directly/indirectly represented at […]

LSCB – 15th January 2015

The RCVYS Representative attended the Reading LSCB Board on 15th January 2015. The main areas of discussion were: LSCB Action Plan CSE (Child Sexual Exploitation) FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) DfE Advice to Schools re: declarations to be made by those seeking employment or volunteering positions in schools Which organisations were directly/indirectly represented at the event? […]