Department for Education Breakfast Club Services Programme

Department for Education Breakfast Club Services Programme

The Breakfast Club Services programme will contribute to improvements in the health and education of children by encouraging innovation and supporting at least 1 500 state-funded primary, secondary and special schools.

United Kingdom-London: Primary education services

2017/S 199-409773

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Education: Healthy Pupils Unit
Sanctuary Buildings
Great Smith Street, Westminster
London
SW1P 3BT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8450194170
E-mail: Sourcinghelp@education.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2476823675
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/Department-for-Education
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://education.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://education.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Breakfast Clubs.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Breakfast Club Services programme will contribute to improvements in the health and education of children by encouraging innovation and supporting at least 1 500 state-funded primary, secondary and special schools and Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) to develop and deliver their own self-sustaining and accessible breakfast clubs.

It will target the most disadvantaged schools and families in Opportunity Areas to ensure those most in need receive support to establish a breakfast club. The programme will then look to provide support to establish a breakfast club for pupils in disadvantaged schools in other areas. There will also be investment in developing sustainable breakfast club provision for schools in the longer-term, including through facilitating greater collaboration across schools and supporting organisations across the sector.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 22 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

All of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Breakfast Club Services programme will contribute to improvements in the health and education of children by encouraging innovation and supporting at least 1 500 state-funded primary, secondary and special schools and Pupil Referral Units (PRUs) to develop and deliver their own self-sustaining and accessible breakfast clubs.

It will target the most disadvantaged schools and families in Opportunity Areas to ensure those most in need receive support to establish a breakfast club. The programme will then look to provide support to establish a breakfast club for pupils in disadvantaged schools in other areas. There will also be investment in developing sustainable breakfast club provision for schools in the longer-term, including through facilitating greater collaboration across schools and supporting organisations across the sector.

The programme will also include Innovation Projects to test solutions to delivery and access barriers to breakfast clubs, and approaches to enhancing the education, health and wider socio-economic benefits.

The intent is for the breakfast club services programme to begin being implemented in schools from the beginning of April 2018, with scoping and recruiting taking place early 2018.

Work on Innovation Projects should be completed by the end of March 2020. The Department will consider plans for phased delivery, as long as all work is completed to time-lines and the requirements of the specification can be met.

The Department’s preference is to award a single contract for the delivery of this service however, if it is unable to do so, for example, due to the lack of coverage, it reserves the right to award more than one contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 31/01/2018
End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The Department reserves the right to extend this contract annually for up to a further 24 months.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 15/11/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contracts is communicated to Suppliers. Suppliers who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Contracting Authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why they were unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Contracting Authority to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/10/2017

 

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