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Academy Conversion (Soke Educational Trust) of Wittering Primary School - KEY/07AUG17/10

The Cabinet Member:

 

1.  Approved the closure of Wittering Primary School, and authorise the execution and completion of a Commercial Transfer Agreement (CTA) between Peterborough City Council, the Governing Body of Wittering Primary School and Soke Education Trust;

 

2.  Authorised the grant of a 125 year lease of the land and buildings occupied by the school known as Wittering Primary School (including the families centre) at a peppercorn rent to Soke Education Trust;

 

3.  Authorised entering into Deeds of Novation with Soke Education Trust and the Governing Body of Wittering Primary School, for the following contracts to be novated from the Governing Body of Wittering Primary School to the Soke Education Trust:

 

a)    Solar Power Purchase Agreement dated [   ] between (1) Peterborough City Council (2) Wittering Primary School; and

 

b)    PV System Roof Access Agreement dated [   ] between (1) Peterborough City Council (2) Wittering Primary School

 

4.  Authorised entering into Deeds of Assignment or Novation with Soke Education Trust (and if applicable, the relevant contractor(s)) to assign the Council’s interest in (or novate if applicable) the following contracts, to Soke Education Trust, to give effect to the terms of the CTA:

 

a)    Contract dated 5 August 2013 between (1) Peterborough City Council (2) Benchmark Contracts Ltd; and

 

b)    Contract dated 12 December 2013 between (1) Peterborough City Council (2) Princebuild Limited.

 

 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Wittering;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/07/2017

Decision due: Not before 29th Nov 2017 by Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and University

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and University

Lead director: Corporate Director People and Communities

Department: People and Communities

Contact: Emma Everitt, Capital Projects and Assets Officer Email: emma.everitt@peterborough.gov.uk Email: emma.everitt@peterborough.gov.uk Tel: 01733 863660.

Consultation process

Consultation with staff, parents, Ward Cllrs and relevant council departments

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Children and Education

Decisions

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