Schools

PFI firm makes millions as taxpayers pay £870,000 a year for empty school

Wirral council faces eye-watering annual PFI bills despite Kingsway Academy lying empty since 2018

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Schools

Covid building shortages and price hikes delay school opening

Lyde Green families were left scrambling for places, as soaring construction demand worldwide pushes up material costs and lead...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
Academies

Schools told to hike contributions to boost repairs grant bids

Schools must double their contributions to score top marks in CIF bids

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Tom Belger
News

School repairs derailed by ‘inexplicable’ CIF delays and material shortages

Schools have been forced to delay building repairs by up to a year after the government awarded condition improvement...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger
News

Only two of DfE’s 11 major projects ‘likely’ to achieve aims on time and budget

Only two of the Department for Education’s 11 major projects are considered “likely” to achieve their aims and come...

Tom Belger
Tom Belger