A further 219 schools will come forward next year to be PFI funded.
Details of the first nine schools in the north east were released to contractors at a bidders day held at the first sample school in the north east, the Ian Ramsey School to be built for 1,200 pupils.
North East Priority Schools
- Durham Trinity School and Sports College (Durham)
- West Cornforth Primary School (Durham)
- Hill Top School (Gateshead)
- Fox Hill Primary School (Sheffield)
- Prince Edward Primary School (Sheffield)
- Ian Ramsey C of E Aided Comprehensive School (Stockton)
- Usworth Grange Primary School (Sunderland)
Two more to be confirmed
A second bidders’ day on 18 October will focus on the first of two Midlands batches, which will consist of six Coventry schools worth £32-36m.The sample school for this batch is Whitmore Park School – a community primary to be built for 630 pupils.
Midlands 1 (Coventry)
- Alice Stevens School
- Ernesford Grange Community School
- Richard Lee Primary School
- St Thomas More Catholic Primary School
- Whitmore Park Primary School
- Wyken Croft Primary School
A third bidders days is due to be held next month to roll out five PSPB schools worth £44-54m. The sample school for this batch is Stratford Academy – a secondary school to be built for 1,500 pupils.
- Pardes House Primary School (Barnet)
- The Eltham Foundation School (Greenwich)
- Lansdowne School (Lambeth)
- Stratford School Academy (Newham)
- Hawkswood Primary PRU
The publicly-funded priority schools projects will be tendered to contractors on the exiting academies frameworks.