PSBP: North East 1 (capital funded batch)

Project information and updates about the first Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) batch covering the north east.

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This page is now out of date and has been replaced with a list of selected contractors for the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP) which also shows the status of each capital PSBP batch.



Education Funding Agency has appointed Sir Robert McAlpine as the contractor for the £56 million contract for the first North East of England capital batch (9 schools located in Stockton on Tees, Durham, Gateshead, Sunderland, Goole and Sheffield).

More than 5,100 pupils in 2 special, 4 primary and 3 secondary schools will be taught in new buildings.

The schools included in the North East of England batch are:

  • Ian Ramsey Church of England School
  • Goole High school
  • King James I Academy
  • Durham Trinity Specialist Sports College
  • Hilltop Specialist Arts College
  • Fox Hill Primary School
  • Prince Edward Primary School
  • West Cornforth Primary School
  • Usworth Grange Primary School
Published 12 March 2014