Corporate Parenting Panel - Tuesday 28 March 2023 3.00 p.m.

Venue: Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH

Contact: Dawn Mitchell, Governance Advisor  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for absence.


To receive the apologies of any Panel Member who is unable to attend the meeting.


Declarations of Interest


To receive declarations of interest from Members in respect of items listed on the agenda.


Exclusion of the press and public

Agenda Item No. 11 (Fostering Health Check and Recruitment Action Plan) is exempt from the press and public:-


Therefore, when considering this item, the Chair will move the following resolution when considering the appendix:-


That under Section 100(A) 4 of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12(A) of such Act indicated, as now amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006 (information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual/financial information).


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 152 KB


To consider the minutes of the previous meeting of the Corporate Parenting Panel held on 31st January, 2023, and approve them as a true and correct record of the proceedings.


LAC Update Report pdf icon PDF 456 KB

(3.10-3.20 p.m.)


Independent Reviewing Officer Service Annual Report pdf icon PDF 1020 KB

Jo McCartan to present

(3.20-4.00 p.m.)


Children in Care Council/Little LAC - Plans for Summer Festival


(4.00-4.15 p.m.)


Performance Monitoring pdf icon PDF 361 KB

Anne Hawke, Performance and Quality, to present

(4.15-4.45 p.m.)

Additional documents:


Samantha Sykes Foundation Trust pdf icon PDF 162 KB

Julie Warren-Sykes to report

(4.45-5.05 p.m.)

Additional documents:


Rotherham Fostering Service 2021-22 Annual Report pdf icon PDF 922 KB

Toni Traynor, Kelly Oxer and Sarah Kennedy to present

(5.05-5.25 p.m.)


Fostering Health Check and Recruitment Action Plan

(5.25-5.45 p.m.)


Draft LAC Posters pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Additional documents:


Frequency of Meetings

Tuesday, 13th June, 12th September, 12th December, 2023 and 19th March, 2024


Urgent Business


To determine any item which the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Date and time of the next meeting


The next meeting of the Corporate Parenting Panel will be held on Tuesday, 13th June, 2023, commencing at 4.00 p.m. in Rotherham Town Hall


Sharon Kemp,

Chief Executive.