Issue - decisions

Issue - decisions

Commissioning of New School Places in Cranfield and Marston Moretaine, Arlesey and Biggleswade South

07/12/2017 - Temporary Increase in Pupil Admission Numbers and related Capital Expenditure - Thomas Johnson Lower School, Lidlington and Biggleswade Academy

1.         That the commencement of capital expenditure, as set out in the report, be approved subject to the granting of planning permissions under Part 3 of the Town and Country Planning Act for the temporary expansion of Thomas Johnson Lower School and Biggleswade Academy.

2.         To authorise the Director of Community Services, in consultation with the Director of Children’s Services to enter all appropriate legal documentation to implement the schemes.


07/12/2017 - Commissioning New School Places in the ward of Stotfold through the delivery of a new extended secondary Free School (Pix Brook Academy)

1.         That the release of land (subject to planning) for the new free school be approved and that the Council deliver the new free school on behalf of the Department for Education.

2.         To authorise the Director of Community Services, in consultation with the Director of Children’s Services, to enter into all appropriate legal documentation to implement the scheme, including the building contract and ancillary documents, funding agreement, development agreement, Academy lease and all contracts required to secure delivery and operation of the new school.