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APPENDIX to the minute of meeting of the Education Committee of 27 January 1998 (Article 2 refers)

 

MINUTE of MEETING of the SCHOOL ATTENDANCE SUB-COMMITTEE OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in St James House, Forfar on Thursday, 11 December 1997 at 11.00 am.

Present: Councillors BRIAN MILNE, Mrs KATHLEEN RITCHIE and GEORGE NORRIE and Mr EDWARD SIMPSON.

Councillor MILNE, Convener in the Chair.

 

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved in terms of Standing Order No 27(2) that the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following matter so as to avoid the disclosure of information which was exempt in terms of Part 1 of Schedule 7(A) to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973, paragraph 5.

2. REQUEST TO EDUCATE CHILD AT HOME - CASE NO 4/97

There was submitted Report No 1262/97 by the Director of Education regarding a request submitted by parents to educate a child at home.

After hearing the Director of Education, the Sub-Committee approved the request submitted by the parents to educate the child at home, subject to the requirement that they continue to provide efficient education for her and that appropriate officers of the Education Authority be given the opportunity to monitor directly her progress.