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Proposed use of Basic Need funding to support improvements to facilities at Archbishop Holgate’s Academy

Purpose of Report: This paper describes work that needs to take place to improve facilities at Archbishop Holgate’s Church of England Academy. There is an urgent need (from September 1st 2016) for increased capacity in terms of social space and dining facilities to accommodate growing pupil numbers at Archbishop Holgate’s.

The Executive Member will be asked to approve the use of £206,000 of basic need to support improvements to the catering facilities and social spaces at Archbishop Holgate’s Church of England which are need due to the continued growth in pupil numbers.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: Hull Road Ward; Osbaldwick and Derwent Ward;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/07/2016

Decision due: 26/07/16 by Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People

Lead member: Executive Member for Education, Children and Young People

Lead director: Corporate Director of Children, Education and Communities

Department: Directorate of Children, Education and Communities

Contact: Mark Ellis Mark Ellis - 01904 554246 Maxine Squire - 01904 553007 Email: mark.ellis@york.gov.uk, Maxine Squire, Assistant Director, Education and Skills, City of York Council Email: maxine.squire@york.gov.uk Tel: 01904 553007.

Consultation process

The school have consulted with the Council’s school place planning team and procurement team to ensure that the proposed improvements to the school site have been fully considered and appropriate processes have been followed. Both teams have supported the need for the improvements from September 2016 to meet the needs caused by the growth in pupil numbers.


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