The Education Funding Agency has invited contractors to bid for the final batch of schools to be built using private finance


The group of eight secondary schools in the Midlands, worth up to £150m, is the fifth batch of private finance schools to come to market through the Priority Schools Building Programme.

Contractors will bid to design, build, finance and maintain the schools through the government’s new Pf2 financing model.

The schools in the batch are:

• Alfreton Grange Arts College

• ARK Kings Academy

• Greenwood Academy

• The Phoenix Collegiate

• Plantsbrook School

• President Kennedy School

• Queen Elizabeth School

• Top Valley Academy