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									   Newcastle Children’s Trust
Children and Young People’s Plan
           2011-2014




       Consultation on draft vision,
     principles and priority outcomes

         8 March to 7 June 2010
 CYPP 2011-14
 You may have previously heard us talking about a plan
  for 2010-13
 The Children’s Trust board have now decided to have
  an interim 2010-11 plan and a full new plan in 2011-14,
  so that:
   • The two-stage consultation process allows us to test out the
     draft priorities
   • There is more opportunity to fully engage partners and
     stakeholders in developing the plan
   • Full implications of new legislation can be taken into account,
     including the statutory guidance on CYPPs and new statutory
     requirements around child poverty
   • The new CYPP will reflect CSR 2011-14 spending priorities


                                    Newcastle Children’s Trust
 Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning
               (ASCL) Act 2009
The ASCL Act 2009 builds on Children Act 2004 by:

 Requiring every area to have a Children's Trust Board
 Transferring responsibility for preparing Children and
  Young People’s Plan (CYPP) from local authority to
  Children’s Trust Board (CTB)
 Requiring Children’s Trust Board to monitor CYPP
  implementation and produce an annual report on
  progress
 Extending range of statutory Children’s Trust partners



                             Newcastle Children’s Trust
ASCL Act 2009 – CYPPs


• Must include how Children’s Trust partners will co-
  operate to improve children’s well-being
• Should focus on cross cutting priorities and joint activity
• Needs assessment will drive commissioning of services
• Include services for adults and families that impact on
  children
• Embedded within the Sustainable Community Strategy
• Explain how priorities are costed, resources aligned and
  where responsibility lies



                               Newcastle Children’s Trust
  New CYPPs must include arrangements
  by Children’s Trust for:

• Reducing effects of child poverty
• Improving behaviour and attendance
• A workforce strategy to deliver priorities
• Early intervention and preventative action
• Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children
• Co-ordinating services for families (taking account of the effect of
  adult’s problems on children within that family)
• Achieving education, early years, LAA and safeguarding targets
  (reflecting other LAA targets which affect children’s wellbeing)
• Agreeing key actions for children with special education needs,
  disabilities and looked after children

                                      Newcastle Children’s Trust
               Improving Outcomes
Every Child Matters                Sustainable Community Strategy
 Being Healthy – physical and      Are Healthy
  mental health and emotional       Are Safe and free from
  wellbeing                          discrimination
 Staying Safe – protection from    Have economic wellbeing
  harm and neglect                  Enjoy a good quality
 Enjoying and Achieving –           environment in thriving
  education, training and            neighbourhoods
  recreation                        Achieve their learning potential,
 Making a Positive                  express creativity and enjoy
  Contribution – contribution to     culture
  society                           Make a positive contribution
 Achieving Economic                Have dignity, choices and
  Wellbeing                          control



                                   Newcastle Children’s Trust
CYPP and other strategies

                                                                The CYPP will be based on a
          Sustainable Community Strategy, 1Plan
          and other Strategic Plans (such as NHS                subset of the new SCS
                      North of Tyne)
                                                                Outcomes framework and
                                                                explain how we will deliver
 Newcastle Children’s Trust priorities – we have proposed
  12 priority outcomes which capture our aspirations for        these over the lifetime of the
            children, young people and families
                                                                plan

  Improvement plans and Indicators of success – for each        It will align with other key
priority outcome we identify what we are planning to do and
            how we will measure if this is working
                                                                strategic plans of Children’s
                                                                Trust partners and the JSNA.
Partners’ plans and performance – individual partners will
 have their own plans that show what they are doing to          It will include high level
contribute to these outcomes and how they will measure
                    their performance                           actions and identify lead
                                                                partners

                                                             Newcastle Children’s Trust
    For every 100 children and young people
    in Newcastle
•   51 are male, 49 are female
•   19 are from a black or minority ethnic group
•   16 have a first language other than English
•   5 are less than 1 year old
•   31 are aged 15-19 years old
•   32 are living in households in ‘poverty’
•   25 are registered for free school meals
•   1 is in care and 0.6 subject to a child protection plan
•   8 of the children of school age have an identified special
    educational need that requires specialist support; and a
    further 16 need extra help with learning


                                Newcastle Children’s Trust
  Of those 100 children and young people
  in Newcastle
 74 will leave school with 5 or more good GCSEs
 42 will have 5 or more good GCSEs that include English and maths
 86 young people will be in education and work based learning at 17
  years old
 2 of the girls will get pregnant before they are 18
 2 children and young people will end up in trouble with the police
 9 children and young people may have a mental health problem
 33 will be obese or overweight at the age of 5 years
 3 might be caring for siblings or a parent
 54 want to go on to university when they leave school
 42 have taken part in free leisure activities through FUSION
 74 say they are happy about life



                                   Newcastle Children’s Trust
 NCYPP Vision

 Newcastle is a great place to grow up where
 every child and young person:
• is safe and loved, healthy and happy, free
  from harm
• has the chance to make the most of their
  talents and fulfil their potential
  ASPIRATION      AMBITION         ACHIEVEMENT



                        Newcastle Children’s Trust
  NCYPP principles
1. We will involve and engage children, young people, families and communities in the
    design and delivery of services.
2. We will be evidence based and outcome focused.
3. We will provide excellent universal services for all children and their families.
4. We will support families to address potential problems early before things go wrong.
5. When children and young people are at risk, we will act quickly to provide targeted
    support.
6. We will protect and care for the most vulnerable
7. Every child and young person will have someone there for them when they need it.
8. We will identify inequalities, raise aspirations and “narrow the gap” in outcomes.
9. We recognise the dedication and professionalism of our workforce and support their
    continuing development.
10. We will build effective and trusting partnerships and make the most efficient and
    effective use of our combined resources.
11. We will ensure that the breadth, skills and diversity of the Voluntary and Community
    Sector are recognised


                                            Newcastle Children’s Trust
NCYPP Priorities

• Priorities in the CYPP will be based on:
  •   What the data tells us
  •   What children and young people tell us
  •   What parents and carers tell us
  •   What practitioners and other stakeholders tell us
  •   Government requirements and inspection
      findings


                            Newcastle Children’s Trust
 What does the data tell us?
 We are closing some gaps BUT even in many areas where we have
  made good progress we are still below national averages
 Poverty is having a negative impact on too many children.
 There are inequalities in outcomes for some vulnerable groups of
  children and young people
 Too many children are overweight or obese
 The numbers of children requiring protection or becoming looked
  after are high
 Too many children and young people are frequently absent from
  school
 Too few children and young people achieve good educational
  qualifications
 Too many young women become pregnant
 Too many young people commit crimes
 Too many young people do not stay in education or training

                                 Newcastle Children’s Trust
What do children and young people tell us?

  We want to feel safe and happy in our
   environment
  We want to live in a city where everyone is
   respected for who they are
  We should all have opportunities and a
   choice of things to do
  We are experts in our own lives and issues –
   this should be recognised
  We need someone who is there for us

                        Newcastle Children’s Trust
    What do parents and carers’ tell us?
   Provide affordable childcare
   Provide clean and safe parks and play areas
   Earlier support and help for families that are struggling
   Better quality of teaching in schools
   Cheaper public transport
   Council and partners show they put children first
   Consistent services (from the council)
   Teach values/respect for others in schools
   Help to stop young people drinking and smoking
   Teach young people how to be parents themselves


                                Newcastle Children’s Trust
 What do practitioners and other
 stakeholders tell us?
 Reduce impact of poverty and economic downturn on CYP
 Encourage all services and agencies to “Think family”
 Access to advice services for the most vulnerable including “unseen”
  vulnerable, e.g. young carers, children of prisoners
 Raise aspirations – break the cycle – mentoring, coaching, life skills
 Focus on individuals (no tick boxes)
 Mental health and accessible counselling/mental health services
 Support families and communities to find their own solutions to issues
 Recognise VCS contribution and impact with long term support
 Better integration between statutory and community services
 Develop model of peer support for CYP in all the priority areas
 More creative approaches outside mainstream education
 Positive perceptions of young people and role models needed
 Support care leavers – corporate parenting shouldn’t stop at 18


                                      Newcastle Children’s Trust
  Emerging Priority Outcomes
Priority                                           Includes
1. Family poverty and its impact on children and   Child poverty & narrowing the
young people is reduced                            gap
2. Children and young people are protected from    Reducing LAC & CPP,
violence, abuse and neglect                        safeguarding
3. Children and young people are safe, happy       Bullying, safe roads, parks and
respected and respect others for who they are      play areas
4. Children get off to a good start in life        Breastfeeding, EYFS, childcare,
                                                   early intervention
5. Children and young people are physically,       Child obesity, physical activity,
mentally and emotionally healthy                   mental and emotional health
6. Children and young people achieve their         Improving skills, attainment and
learning potential                                 progression


                                              Newcastle Children’s Trust
Emerging Priority Outcomes (2)
Priority                                           Includes
7. Children and young people keep on the right     Youth offending, behaviour and
track                                              attendance, NEETs
8. Children and young people have healthy          Teenage conceptions, drugs
lifestyles and avoid risky behaviour               and alcohol
9. Parents and carers have information and         Parenting, Families and
support when they need it                          risk/FIP, Early intervention
10. Children and young people have opportunities Positive Activities for CYP,
and a choice of things to do                     play, culture
11. Children and young people’s rights are         Participation, Youth council,
recognised and they are treated as experts in      Child friendly communities
their own lives
12. All children and young people achieve good     LAC, CYP with LDD,
outcomes whatever their background                 vulnerable groups

                                          Newcastle Children’s Trust
 What next?
 Initial consultation on vision, principles and
  priorities (March-May 2010) - please let us
  know what you think
• Engagement with partners and stakeholders
  on actions that will underpin priorities (June-
  Sept 2010) – how can we best work together to
  develop this?
• Final consultation on full plan (Autumn 2010)
• Sign-off by partners and by CTB (Spring 2011)
• Publish plan (March 2011)
                         Newcastle Children’s Trust

								
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