Decision details

Northmoor Academy - School nurseries capital fund grant acceptance

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Children and Young People (Councillor Eddie Moores)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To seek delegated authority to;
(i) Accept £274,000 from the Department for Education (DfE) School Nurseries Capital Fund (SNCF) to support a new build nursery provision at Northmoor Academy and amend the capital programme accordingly.
(ii) Allocate £50,000 Basic Need funding towards this project in the event of the final cost exceeding the £274,000 SNCF contribution.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
The DfE award of £274,000 from its School Nurseries Capital Fund is accepted and a further £50,000 from the Basic Needs allocation is approved for the proposed project at Northmoor Academy.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 – Agree to progress the project including feasibility
for nursery provision at Northmoor Academy; confirm
acceptance of the SNCF grant award from the DfE and
approve a contribution of £50,000 from the Basic Needs
allocation.
Option 2 – Do not accept the SNCF grant award and do not
progress the project.Option 1 -

Alternative options considered:

Option 2 – Do not accept the SNCF grant award and do not
progress the project.Option 1 -

Publication date: 17/11/2020

Date of decision: 13/11/2020

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