You Matter to Us- Corporate Parenting Board - Tuesday 28th November, 2023 4.00 pm

Venue: Mandela room

Contact: Susan Lightwing 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Minutes- Corporate Parenting Board- 13 September 2023 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

Follow up items from 13 September 2023


Middlesbrough Virtual School- Islington Model

Victoria Banks, Virtual School Head will share a model from Islington which they hope to adapt for Middlesbrough.  The app will take into consideration views from our young people and include the local care leaver offer.


Standard Items


Care experienced Youth Voice Update- September 2023- November 2023

Our Care Ambassadors, Holly, Caitlin and Adam will provide an update to the Board.

Additional documents:


Corporate Parenting Board- Performance data

Dawn Alaszewski, Interim Director of Children’s Care will present Middlesbrough’s performance data to the Board.


Theme- Pathways


Pathways Journey- Our Improvement


Feedback from 'You matter to us ' engagement session - 9 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

On 9 November 2023, Holly Sharp, Care Ambassador provided a presentation and led an engagement session regarding Pathways.


The presentation is attached for information, along with the list of ‘I pledge to change’ made by Councillors/ Officers who attended the meeting.

Additional documents:


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider passing a Resolution Pursuant to Section 100A (4) Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that if present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information falling within paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


Adoption Tees Valley- Middlesbrough's Performance and Update

Vicky Davison- Boyd, Service Manager , will be in attendance to provide an overview of Middlesbrough’s performance data.


Vicky will be joined by a number of care experienced young people.



Any other urgent items which in the opinion of the Chair, may be considered.