Tender for KS1 and 2 Alternative Education Provision – Suffolk

Tender for KS1 and 2 Alternative Education Provision – Suffolk

Suffolk County Council are seeking to commission a provider or providers to deliver an alternative provision offer across Suffolk for Key Stage 1 and 2 learners from September 2021.

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Education and training services

2020/S 253-639090

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Suffolk County Council
Postal address: Endeavour House, Russell Road
Town: Ipswich
NUTS code: UKH14 Suffolk
Postal code: IP1 2BX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Katrina Browning
E-mail: katrina.browning@suffolk.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1473264490
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.suffolksourcing.uk

I.3)Communication

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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

KS1 and 2 Alternative Education Provision

 

Reference number: CD1316

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000 Education and training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Suffolk County Council are seeking to commission a provider or providers to deliver an alternative provision offer across Suffolk for Key Stage 1 and 2 learners from September 2021, initially for three years with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. This is for children who need a more specialist and long term intervention than is provided by the established network of Pupil Referral Units in Suffolk This is split into 3 areas, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, with each area having 22 places. Bidders may apply for 1 or more lots. Interested parties are invited to express their interest in order to gain full access to the tender documentation. This opportunity is available in the `Current Tenders` area of www.suffolksourcing.uk. This tender is advertised using the Lighter Touch Regime as an open tender with negotiation. Please see the tender documentation for further details.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 7 921 875.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 – Ipswich

 

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80100000 Primary education services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14 Suffolk
Main site or place of performance:

 

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suffolk County Council are seeking to commission a provider or providers to deliver an alternative provision offer across Suffolk for Key Stage 1 and 2 learners from September 2021, initially for three years. This is for children who need a more specialist and long term intervention than is provided by the established network of Pupil Referral Units in Suffolk This is split into 3 areas, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, with each area having 22 places. Bidders may apply for 1 or more lots.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: The price per pupil per academic year for the period of the contract is GBP 21 125. Bidders are invited to submit a quality response bid to deliver the specified service at this cost. / Weighting: 100
Price – Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 640 625.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/09/2021
End: 31/08/2026
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: no

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

 

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 – Lowestoft

 

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services
80100000 Primary education services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14 Suffolk
Main site or place of performance:

 

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suffolk County Council are seeking to commission a provider or providers to deliver an alternative provision offer across Suffolk for Key Stage 1 and 2 learners from September 2021, initially for three years. This is for children who need a more specialist and long term intervention than is provided by the established network of Pupil Referral Units in Suffolk This is split into 3 areas, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, with each area having 22 places. Bidders may apply for 1 or more lots.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: The price per pupil per academic year for the period of the contract is GBP 21 125. Bidders are invited to submit a quality response bid to deliver the specified service at this cost. / Weighting: 100
Price – Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/09/2021
End: 31/08/2026
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: no

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

 

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 – Bury St Edmunds

 

Lot No: Lot 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80100000 Primary education services
80000000 Education and training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14 Suffolk
Main site or place of performance:

 

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suffolk County Council are seeking to commission a provider or providers to deliver an alternative provision offer across Suffolk for Key Stage 1 and 2 learners from September 2021, initially for three years. This is for children who need a more specialist and long term intervention than is provided by the established network of Pupil Referral Units in Suffolk This is split into 3 areas, Ipswich, Lowestoft and Bury St Edmunds, with each area having 22 places. Bidders may apply for 1 or more lots.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: 17.8.1 The price per pupil per academic year for the period of the contract is GBP 21 125. Bidders are invited to submit a quality response bid to deliver the specified service at this cost / Weighting: 100
Price – Weighting: 0
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/09/2021
End: 31/08/2026
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: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

 

 

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

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 12/02/2021
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

Tender must be valid until: 01/04/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/02/2021
Local time: 12:00
Place:

 

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to the tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. The Contracting Authority has identified that the scope of this procurement may fall within a business sector which may be attractive to infiltration by organised crime groups. The contracting authority therefore reserves the right to include enhanced probity checks/requirements at the award stages of the procurement.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Suffolk County Council
Town: Ipswich
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/12/2020