Issue details

Options for commissioning day and residential placements at Independent and Non-maintained Special Schools and Colleges

To agree the future arrangements for the commissioning of day and residential placements at Independent and Non-maintained Special Schools and Independent Specialist Colleges for Children and Young People with Additional Needs for the period 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2026

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/02/2019

Decision due: 13 Mar 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Contact: Forrest Wilhoite Email: forrest.whilhoite@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Consultees

Internal Stakeholders
West Sussex County Council
South West Regional Local Authorities

Planned Dates: If the recommendation is approved, the Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) would commence on 1st April 2019 and expire on 31st March 2026 (with an initial term of 3 years and an option to extend up to a further 4 years).

Documents

  • West Sussex County Council’s Partnership Agreement for Purchasing Children’s Placements and Other Support Services  
  • 2017 Decision - to consider options for procuring care and education placements.  
  • 2018 Decision - to extend partnership agreement with West Sussex to continue procuring care and education placements.