Decision details

Procurement of a creative mentoring programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to seek approval to undertake a procurement exercise for the provision of creative mentors.




1)    Approve a procurement solution of a block contract for a Creative Mentoring Programme which would incorporate the recruitment, training, and supervision of creative mentors;


2)    Approve the diversion of the current maximum spend of £200,000 per annum to a 3-year, block contract commitment of a maximum of £600,000. The funding of which to remain from unallocated Pupil Premium Plus; and


3)    Delegate the award of the contract to the Executive Director of Children’s Services.

Report author: Rowena Brown

Publication date: 17/11/2022

Date of decision: 17/11/2022

Decided at meeting: 17/11/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/11/2022

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