Issue details

John Kyrle High School and Sixth Form: new permanent accommodation

To approve a new permanent building at John Kyrle High School & Sixth Form Centre to accommodate additional pupils admitted from September 2021 in response to rising numbers in Ross-on-Wye and to meet parental preference, and to agree the procurement approach to deliver the required works.


John Kyrle High School & Sixth Form Centre is rated Good with Outstanding features by Ofsted and has been consistently oversubscribed since 2009. In recent years additional permanent accommodation has been provided and funded by John Kyrle to enable additional children to attend.


Funding has been identified in the council’s capital programme, using basic need government grant, to enable John Kyrle High School & Sixth Form Centre to expand by one form of entry. A grant will be provided to John Kyrle High School & Sixth Form centre to deliver a new science block which will provide additional classrooms and associated support spaces. The project will be delivered and managed by John Kyrle.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Ross North;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/05/2020

Decision due: 23 July 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member commissioning, procurement and assets

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Karen Knight, Sufficiency Planning and Capital Investment Manager Email: Tel: 01432 383042, Quentin Mee, Head of Educational Development Email:


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