Decision details

Building Schools for the Future (BSF) Update on Current Projects, Main BSF Phase 1 and Potential to Work Jointly on BSF Development and Implementation

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Director of Children’s Services updated Cabinet on the two BSF projects in progress; Woodchurch High School and Birkenhead High School for Girls Academy. His report set out the current position in respect of the main BSF programme and sought approval for officers to discuss with Sefton LA the potential for future joint working on the BSF programme and the potential for a joint Local Education Partnership, the current means of delivery of BSF required by Partnerships for Schools (PfS), who lead the BSF programme nationally.




(1)  progress on the Woodchurch High School re-build and the Birkenhead High School for Girls Academy capital scheme development be noted;


(2)  the general update on the position in respect of the proposed main BSF programme be noted:


(3)  the discussions to date on possible joint working with Sefton LA on BSF be noted;  and


(4)  further discussions taking place be approved, with any formal proposals arising from those discussions to be the subject of a future report to Cabinet.







Report author: Director of Children's Services

Publication date: 18/12/2009

Date of decision: 09/12/2009

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2009 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/12/2009

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