Issue details

Local authority schools building, maintenance programme and accessibility improvement works 2020 -2021

To approve the proposed expenditure of capital grants for schools building, maintenance and accessibility improvement works.

The Department for Education provides capital funding to local authorities responsible for schools. This funding includes the schools condition allocations which is intended for the maintenance of community and voluntary controlled schools, and basic need allocation which is intended for the provision of additional school places to meet the needs of growing populations. An individual pupil needs budget is intended for any accessibility improvement works identified to enable children with special educational needs to attend schools.

The distribution of this funding is determined in accordance with the principles set out in the schools capital investments strategy and is based on regular condition surveys and assessments of current and forecast demand for places.

Appendix 1 provides the details of the schemes being proposed as part of this programme of works.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure and strategic nature / impact on communities;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/01/2020

Decision due: 26 March 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member children and families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Karen Knight, Sufficiency Planning and Capital Investment Manager Email: kknight@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 383042.

Documents

  • Local authority schools building, maintenance programme and accessibility improvement works 2020 -2021