Summary of JAR Self-Assessment by Outcome by vmarcelo


									Summary of JAR Self-Assessment
         by Outcome

        (for JAR preparation -
    interviews and focus groups)
  Be Healthy

Aileen Fitzgerald
Outcome Indicators

 Physically healthy

 Mentally and emotionally healthy

 Sexual healthy

 Healthy lifestyles

 Choose not to take illegal drugs

 Looked after children – stay healthy
Priority Areas From
Self Assessment

 Under 16 and 16 – 18 conception rates
 Childhood obesity rates
 Proportion of mothers initiating breastfeeding (proxy
 indicator for infant mortality)
 Proportion of mothers smoking in pregnancy (proxy
 indicator for infant mortality)
 Proportion of new episodes of sexually transmitted
 infections among under 16s and 16 – 19 year olds
 (key focus Chlamydia)
JAR Assumption

  ‘Action is being taken to promote children and young
                 people’s physical health’

 Overall position good but with room for improvement against

 all targets

 Monitoring mechanisms in place for each

 OIP completed for each

 Challenge for oral health is decreased availability of NHS

 dentists following introduction of national contract
  Stay Safe

Veronica Grant
Safe From Maltreatment, Neglect,
Violence and Sexual Exploitation
 Learning from Serious Case Reviews: impact on
 services and action
 Safeguarding babies
 Child Protection Registration: factors, hard to reach
 adults, link to adult services and thresholds for service
 Identification of vulnerable groups
 Early intervention and prevention strategies, Domestic
 Violence Action Plan, Hidden Harm
 Awareness raising for CYP
Safe From Accidental Injury
and Death

 Draft Child Accident Prevention Strategy 2006-2009
 Child Accident Prevention (CAP) Steering Group and
 3 key areas – RTAs, dwelling fires, play and recreation
 Key priority RTAs (leading cause of child death)
 Data indicates a steady reduction in the number of
 children KSI in Newcastle
 LSCB child death review process
     Children KSI in Newcastle

                                                                 2005 Existing Target
                                                                 2005 New Target
                                                                 2010 Target - "Satisfactory part 1"
                                                                 Actual trend (1994 - 2004)
                                                                 Extended Trend (2005 to 2010)
                                                                 base (ave 94-98)
         40                                                      2010 Target 25% off 2004 - "Satisfactory part 2"
                                  35                             2010 Target 35% off 2004 - "Stretching"
                                                                 5 per. Mov. Avg. (KSI)




              1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Safe from Bullying and

 LSCB promoting anti-bullying strategy and cross sector
 rep on AB Steering Group
 Need to collate data to set baseline of children and
 young people who have reported being bullied
 CYP priority: 33% of pupils concerned about bullying
 OFSTED inspection findings confident in effectiveness of
 schools’ systems
 LAC Viewpoint shows most LAC feel safe where they
Safe From Crime and Anti-social
Behaviour In and Out of School

 Crime and ASB affects all groups regardless of age,
 gender, race or sexuality
 Contributes to the Safe Newcastle Strategy 2005-2008
 Implementation of an Anti-social Behaviour Protocol for
 Programme of work planned in schools
 Need to establish an accurate baseline of proportion of
 children and young people that have been victims of
 crime in the last 12 months
Have Security, Stability and Are
Cared For

  Reduce numbers of LAC safely, through Early
  Intervention and Prevention Strategy
  Robust CP and permanence planning
  Parenting education and support
  Early years/extended schools services targeting most
  High proportion of family placements 92.8% of under
  16s. All under 10s.
  LAC services must be appropriately configured and
Enjoy and Achieve

   David Clegg
5 Aims

 Ready for school

 Attend and enjoy school

 Achieve stretching standards at primary school

 Achieve personal and social development

 Achieve stretching standards at secondary school

 Self-assessment overall: 3
Enjoy and Achieve –
Ready for School
 Progress towards early learning goals: by OFSTED 99%
 satis or better, 82% good or better (maintained)
 Progress: 100% satis or better, 97% good or better (PV)
 Boys achievement lower than girls in linking sounds and
 letters, reading and writing, calculation, social and
 emotional development
 Target: to narrow boy/girl gap
 Strong Children’s Centre Strategy (10 with core offer)
 An area of strength and innovation
Enjoy and Achieve –
Attend and Enjoy School

 Improvement trends above national average 2002-05,
 above core cities, but dip in 2006 (as national)
 Highly respected EWS, with additional support
 purchased by eg all secondaries
 Engagement with schools, families is judged excellent by
 Permanent exclusions: above national and core cities
 Fixed term exclusions: above national and below core
 cities; reducing
 OFSTED: behaviour satis or better 100%, good
 or better 90.9% (NAT 86.6%, SN 85.0%)
Enjoy and Achieve –
Standards at Primary School
 Key Stage 1: fluctuating (changes in assessment)
 Key Stage 2: improvement trend 2006 Eng +4%, Maths
 +3%, Sci +3%; is at least double national 03-06
 City aggregate still 3% below national (03 – 8%)
 Newcastle Learning Initiative: 7 schools with 6 achieving
 increases at KS2 of 20% + in England (highest 37%)
 NLI and intensive support in 17 schools 06-07
 Rigorous monitoring and challenge
 Support for creativity, University of the First Age, Study
 In annual AC School Survey – highest
 rating by schools
Enjoy and Achieve –
Personal and Social Development

 School OFSTEDs judge us well above average in sex
 and relationships education; pupils’ care, welfare; health
 and safety; freedom from bullying and harassment; pupil

 Self-evaluation: electronic city-wide Inclusion Quality

 Strong practice in Healthy Schools, Drug Ed, PSHCE,
 SEAL a priority in coming year
Enjoy and Achieve –
Standards at Secondary School
  Key Stage 3: still fluctuating; Eng dips (but re-marks), Ma and
  Sci improve; had done right things, so now intensive external
  GCSE: % A*-C up again, by 4%, to 56%, very close to NAT;
  3-year improvement trend to 04 ranked 8th, to 05 ranked 1st,
  to 06 will be strong; No qualifications – a reducing trend; 2
  largest BME groups at or beyond city average (Pakistani
  heritage girls)
  Advanced: overall pass rate 96%, A-C up by 5%, and
  increase in entries – all positives
  National leader in SIPs; strong challenge and support;
  extensive vocationalisation of KS4 curriculum
Make A Positive Contribution

       Helen Cavanagh
The proportion of CYP participating
in decision making that will affect
their lives:
Moved from:                       Now:
                                    High profile
  Isolated pieces of work
                                    Good co-ordination
  No consistency or co-
  ordination                        Systematic record of good
                                    practice and impact evidence
  Little impact
                                    Leading the way on 0-5
  Excellent practice regarded
  nationally but not recognised
  within the city.                  ‘Change’ is our measure of
                                    success not just gathering
The proportion of CYP who feel
that their views are listened to and
make a difference to decisions
  Evidence from active groups    Developments:
  that they are making a
  difference                       Establishment of youth forums

  166 Children involved in IiC     Children’s champions in
  assessments                      children’s centres

  IiC organisations work with      Agenda days
  2,300 children
                                   Perception survey being
  LAC recognise the impact of      developed with CX office
  their review process
The proportion of CYP offending:
  The proportion of CYP             Race Audit and Action Plan
  offending is reducing
  2004/5 10% reduction              YOT achieve above national
  YP prosecuted 8% reduction        average of implementation of
                                    national standards for
                                    community sentences
  Those entering Criminal justice
  system for first time             Level of use of custodial
  1047          2003/4              sentences is below national
  730           2005/6              and regional average

                                    LA Investment in the YOT
  Level of engagement with
  Education, Training and
  Employment                        Implementation of the review
                                    of YOT
  (53% against a target of 90%)
The proportion of CYP re-offending

  Results for recidivism cohort – disappointing
     Level 1 YJB score

  Levels of re-offending reduced over time but not

  Recent investment from YJ Board in terms of front line
  interventions will have increased capacity to address

  Target: Re-enter top performing group
The % of under 16s who have been
looked after for 2.5 or more yrs, living in
the same placement for 2 years or placed
for adoption
  Newcastle data: 61.7%           BME Fostering recruitment
                                  social worker;13 BME foster
  92% LAC under 16 are placed     carers recruited; BME
  within family units             fostering campaign won
                                  national award; BME worker
                                  working with CwD team
  100% LAC under 10 are
  placed within family units.
                                  Target 80% by 2008

  No disrupted adoptive
  placements since 2004 – well    Whole systems approach to
                                  care planning; Revised
  below national average.         disruption policy; enhanced
                                  electronic system
The proportion of LAC with 3 or
more placements during the year
  10% - very good
  Long term stability – ‘acceptable’
  All PAF PIs show high performance
  Strategies to inc. ratio of specialist placements for
  Target: maintain current performance
  We are committed to placing children for adoption or
  in family placements
  Multi Agency Looked After Partnership established.
   Healthy Care Audit
The proportion of LAC issued with
final warnings, reprimands and
convictions from youth justice

  Measure improved significantly over the last 5 years.
  Continues to be below England and IPF comparators

  Target: To sustain above average performance and
  improve progressively

  Implementation of the YOT prevention strategy and Early
  Intervention Strategy will impact positively.
The proportion of LAC who acknowledge
that their views are invited, listened to
and have some impact on decisions
  90%        04/05;
  88%        05/06

  Viewpoint adapted for refugees and asylum seeker

  Target: include 30% CwD in participation

  Independent evaluation confirmed effectiveness

  Feedback embedded in independent reviewing system
  and use of Viewpoint.
The proportion of LAC making
representations or complaints
  2003/4     14
  2004/5     24
  2005/6     17
  Access to advocate support for all

  Target: 100% LAC to have access to advocacy support and
  know how to complain

  Identified Complaints Officer

  Staff received appropriate training to respond to new
The proportion of care leavers with
whom the council is still in contact
 May: 94.4% (185 /196)
 Sept: 94.7% ( 180 / 190

 All have a Pathway Plan responding to their individual

 Target: to consider indirect contact for those who are
 reluctant to remain in contact.

 Some young people have never engaged with the
 Leaving Care Service and don’t require further contact.
The proportion of CYP with LD/D
who participate in consultative and
representative forums:
  No population data            Target: to gather
  Children with life limiting   quantitative info
  conditions have been
  consulted re short break      Evaluate impact of
  service                       participation within
                                special schools upon re-
  Parents forum                 shaping of services
  Recruitment guidelines        To implement secure
  Good practice guidelines      feedback processes to
  Register of                   CYP with LD/D
  equipment developed
The proportion of CYP with LD/D who
consider that their views are listened to
and taken account of:
Investing in Children (IiC) awards:    Gather data as to how many
   Hartburn Walk                       CYP with LD/D are involved in
   Sir Charles Parsons
                                      Extend Viewpoint to include
   Hadrian School                     Training to enable staff to
                                      interact with children with
   Edward Lloyd Trust                 communication difficulties more
   Involvement of CYP with LD/D       Engage leisure and play and
   in participation process is        youth service with other
   secure                             relevant agencies re access to
                                      sport and leisure for CYP with
Achieve Economic Well-Being

     Sara Morgan-Evans
13 Indicators

Self-Assessment 3
How much       How well did
did we do?      we do it?

   Is anyone better off?
Participation Rate:
In Learning 16-18

              2003    2004   2005   2006
       T&W    68.9    71.2   69.8
       Ncle   67.1    73.5   76.3
16-18 NEET






             2003   2004   2005   2006
      T&W    14.1   12.6   12.2
      Ncle    15    11.9   10.6
The Proportion of Teenage Mothers
in Employment, Education or Training

 At a count done in May 2006 for the Outcome Improvement Plans for

 Newcastle the proportion of Teenage Mothers in EET was 18.5%

 The target for Teenage Mothers in EET is 60% by November 2010

 Partnership working is key to ensuring that this target is met

 Key to achieving this target is the active promotion of the Care 2 Learn

 grant amongst this group

 Also Key to this target is the work of the Teenage Pregnancy

 Partnership Board.
The Proportion of Young
Offenders in Education or Training

  The proportion of young offenders in education or training

  remain low at 53.5% with a target of 90 % by 2008

  The Youth Offending Team has a Race Audit and Action Plan

  and offer specialist support for LDD clients

  Work is in place to improve YOT performance at Board, Senior

  Management and Operational levels
The Retention Rates for 16, 17 and
18 Year Olds On Education and Training
 Newcastle WBL completion rate is 35% compared with a national average of 41%
 Newcastle College WBL completion rate is 46% (04/5)
 Targets are set in Every Learner Counts:
  % completing Apprenticeships:             40% 2006
                                            45% 2007
                                            50% 2008
 % completing Advanced Apprenticeships: 40% 2006
                                            45% 2007
                                            50% 2008
 Progress is monitored and any remedial action decided by
 the 14-19 Learning Partnership City board
16-19 GCE/VCE/A-AS and % of
School Since September 2001 With Inadequate
Sixth Forms
 A Level Average Points Score (APS) per student has increased
 from 194.4 in 2003 to 220.8 in 2005

 APS per entry has increased from 68.3 in 2003 to 72.2 in 2005

 Since September 2001 no schools have been judged by OfSTED
 as having inadequate sixth forms

 Overall improvement has increased incrementally year on year

 Progress is monitored annually through the 14-19
 Learning Partnership City Board
The Progression Rates of Young
People Into Further and Higher Education and
 Progression into learning after Year 11 has continued to

 increase in Newcastle from 76.5% in 2003 to 83% in 2005

 Progression into HE has increased significantly since 1999 all

 minority groups have high levels of progression in learning

 Both paper and on-line prospectuses have been available for

 the last 4 years and this, in conjunction with the provision of

 impartial information, advice and guidance has

 contributed to success
The Proportion of 16-19 Year Olds
in Newcastle With Grade A* - C in English and
 The Newcastle figure for Level 2 including GCSE English and Maths is
 below the national average:

 2004 Newcastle 41%            National 44.38%

 2005 Newcastle 40.9%          National 45.3%

 Targets as set in Every Learner counts are:

 2007 38%

 2008 40%

 Progress is monitored 3 times per year by the 14 - 19
 Learning Partnership City board
The Proportion of 19 year Olds
With Qualifications at Level 2 and Above

 The 2005 figures in Newcastle was 62% compared with the
 national average of 29.8%. However, this still represents a 3%
 improvement compared with 2004
 Targets are:
 Connexions Tyne and Wear has a contract with the LSC
 specifically to target young people at risk of not achieving Level
 2 at 19
The Proportion of Teenage Parents
Unable to Live With Family Or Partner Who Are
Offered Supervision, Semi Independent Housing
With Support
  Pathways to independence works in partnership with a range of
  agencies to offer a framework to reconcile accommodation and
  support needs and provide continues support planning
  Pathways to Independence offered support to all teenage
  parents and pregnant teenagers presenting in 2005
  Disadvantaged young people are more likely to present as being
  In 2005 – 2006 27% more young women than men
  presented as homeless
Looked After Children in
Education, Employment or Training Post 16

  47.3% of care leavers are in Education or Training

  Combining employment with education and training

  figures give a total of care leavers in EET of 64.6%

  Currently 6 Care leavers are in supported HE

  The % of care leavers with 1 GCSE continues to improve

  Targets are being set to improve the EET figures of

The Proportion of Care Leavers
Who Become Homeless

  There are no Newcastle care leavers who are currently


  Key in the achievement of this is the inclusion of

  appropriate tenancy in Pathway plans
The Proportion of Children and Young                              People
With Learning Difficulties and/or                       Disabilities Not
in Education, Training or Employment
  The most recent officially verified data is from 2004 when progression routes
  from year 11 special schools (maintained and independent) were:

  62%           Further Education
  17%           Unemployment
  13%           Training
  3%            Unavailable
  3%            Moved away
  1%            Employment
  +1%           Part-time Employment
  All those who came unemployed came from the 2 special schools (Trinity
  and Talbot House – independent) catering for young people with emotional
  and behavioural difficulties
  Target – to reduce the NEET rate for young people with learning
  difficulties and/or disabilities in line with the rest of the population
  Key to achieving this progression are the specialist LDD                 PA
  team and Lead PA within Connexions
•   AB – Anti-Bullying                          •   LSC – Learning and Skills Council
•   AC – Audit Commission                       •   LSCB – Local Safeguarding
•   ASB – Anti-social Behaviour                     Children Board
•   BME – Black and Minority Ethnic             •   NLI – Newcastle Learning Initiative
•   CP – Child Protection                       •   NEET – Not in Education,
•   CwD – Children with Disabilities                Employment or Training
•   DfES RA – Department for Education          •   OIP – Outcome Improvement Plan
    and Skills Regional Adviser                 •   PAF – Performance Assessment
•   EET – Education, Employment and                 Framework
    Training                                    •   PSHCE – Personal, Social, Health
•   EWS – Education Welfare Service                 and Citizenship Education
•   HE – Higher Education                       •   RTA – Road Traffic Accident
•   IPF – Institute of Public Finance           •   SEAL – Social and Emotional
                                                    Aspects of Learning
•   IiC – Investing in Children                 •   WBL – Work-based Learning
•   KSI – Killed or Seriously injured           •   YOT – Youth Offending Team
•   LAC – Looked after Children                 •   YJB – Youth Justice Board
•   LD/D – Learning Difficulties/Disabilities

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