Issue details

The Future of the Young Peoples Support Service - YPSS


To enable measures to be taken to increase the attainment of the most vulnerable young people within our communities by producing a more effective behaviour support service at primary and secondary level.  Cabinet are asked to consider closure of YPSS together with the delegation of the responsibility for this provision to secondary schools and the devolving of associated budgets.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Decision due: 15 Nov 2011 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Lionel Grundy OBE

Contact: Mark Brotherton Brotherton - Mark Brotherton Email:

Consultation process

Consultation has already begun with secondary Head teachers via WASSH and ongoing briefings are taking place with the professional associations. A paper has also been presented to schools forum who will consider a further paper at their December meeting

Agenda items


  • Devolved budget proposals and original options papers