Four Bradford schools win out in government’s new building programme

Pudsey Grangefield – one of the Leeds schools built under Labour’s previous scheme

Twenty four schools in Yorkshire – four of them in Bradford – are to be either rebuilt or revamped under the government’s new Priority School Building Programme.

Education secretary Michael Gove revealed the list of the 261 schools (out of 587 who applied) whose bids to the programme were successful in a written ministerial statement today.

Some of the 55% of schools who failed to get on to the list will have their needs addressed through other funding the government has made available for maintenance, Gove said.

The PSB programme replaced the previous government’s Building Schools for the Future, which was scrapped by Gove in July 2010.

Here’s the list of those who got lucky:

Yorkshire Schools Prioritised for the Programme

Bradford
Belle Vue Boys’ School
Carlton Bolling College
Oakbank School
The Samuel Lister Academy

Doncaster
Askern Moss Road Infant School
Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College

Kingston upon Hull
Ainthorpe Primary School
Eastfield Primary School
Foredyke Primary School
Francis Askew Primary School
Neasden Primary School
Wold Primary School

Kirklees
All Saints Catholic College Specialist in Humanities
Mount Pleasant Junior Infant and Nursery School
Whitcliffe Mount Business and Enterprise College

North Yorkshire
Harrogate High School

Rotherham
Oakwood Technology College
Wath Victoria Primary School

Sheffield
Fox Hill Primary School
Prince Edward Primary School

Wakefield
Castleford Redhill Infant School (with Castleford Redhill Junior School)
Castleford Redhill Junior School (with Castleford Redhill Infant School)

York
Carr Infant School
Lord Deramore’s Primary School

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2 Responses to Four Bradford schools win out in government’s new building programme

  1. Bywater blog says:

    Morley Newlands got £10 million to rebuild the school. My daughter went there last year. I asked her if there were any problem, and she said it was cold in one of the add on porta cabin classsrooms. The main block was built in around 1961. The new school was stated to have a guaranteed life of 60 years. But the report in the YEP didnt say where the money was coming from.

  2. carlton need to get rebuilt first you fu****s

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