The Council’s Cabinet has approved construction works to deliver a new secondary school for the Western Expansion Area.
The award goes to John Graham Construction Ltd and the project will create 1800 new school places, 360 children per year group for 11-16 year olds. The catchment area will serve the Western Expansion Area and to include Whitehouse and Fairfields.
The contract awarded to John Graham will not only create new school places but have a parent drop off, sports hall, sports pitches, all weather pitch and landscaped features.
Zoe Nolan, Cabinet Member for Children and Families at Milton Keynes Council said, “This project is a key part of the council’s continued investment in the growth of MK and its plan to deliver, ‘Supporting improvement in our education and skills sector, ensuring a good local school place for every child and a non-selective model of education.’
It is expected that the works will start in November and complete by August 2020 for a new academic opening in September. The Denbigh Multi Academy Trust (MAT) will operate the school to deliver the education curriculum.
The works are being procured through the LGSS framework.