Decision details


Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


A paper providing the Committee with an update on the refreshed Scottish Attainment Challenge (SAC) which is supported by funding through the Attainment Scotland Fund was considered.




The Committee agreed:


1.    to commend the very good progress towards achieving the 2022-2023 stretch aims and the draft stretch aims developed for period 2023-2026 as required by the Scottish Attainment Challenge;


2.    to note the update on 2023 Scottish Government Pupil Equity and Strategic Equity Funding;


3.    to note the provision of strategic guidance at Scottish Government and Authority levels to support the implementation of the Pupil Equity Funding and Strategic Equity Funding;


4.    with the content of the Argyll and Bute Strategic Equity Funding Plan ‘SEF Plan 2023-26: Tackling the Poverty Related Attainment Gap in Argyll and Bute’; and


5.    that a further update on the Scottish Attainment Challenge would be presented to a future meeting of the Community Services Committee.


(Reference: Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Education dated 30 July 2023, submitted)

Publication date: 28/08/2023

Date of decision: 24/08/2023

Decided at meeting: 24/08/2023 - Community Services Committee

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