Decision details

School Organisation Programme Update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To update Cabinet on progress in developing the existing Council school estate in Cardiff, and the delivery of new provision under the 21 st Century Schools programme and as part of the Local Delivery Plan.




1.            the progress made in developing the school estate in Cardiff through Band A and the early part of Band B of the 21st Century Schools Programme, in addition to the Local Development Plan and the Council’s enhanced school asset maintenance programme be noted.


2.            the consolidation of the post of Programme Director, School Organisation Programme at Tier 2 as a permanent post reporting to the Director of Education, in line with the Council’s pay structure at Assistant Director level be approved


3.            authority be delegated to the Director of Education & Lifelong Learning, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Education, Employment & Skills and Finance, Modernisation & Performance, the Director of Governance and Legal Services, the Corporate Director for Resources, and the Director of Economic Development) to determine all aspects of the procurement process (including for the avoidance of doubt development of all procurement documentation and selection and award criteria, commencement of procurement through to award of contracts) for new build schools within the School Organisation Programme that have been agreed to proceed to implementation by Cabinet.


Publication date: 23/03/2020

Date of decision: 19/03/2020

Decided at meeting: 19/03/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/04/2020

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