UK-East Yorkshire: School catering services.

UK-East Yorkshire: School catering services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
The Consortium Academy Trust, United Kingdom
Harland Way, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, HU16 5PX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: The Consortium Academy Trust
Reference Number: Not provided
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
55524000 - School catering services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: A Catering Services tender for the Consortium Academy Trust.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 15,035,970
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKE1 East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire

II.2.4) Description of procurement: The Consortium Academy Trust are passionate about providing the best outcomes for all of their students and ensuring that staff have the opportunity to support other Schools whilst also developing their own skills.

The Trust seek partnerships with like-minded Schools that are committed to School improvement for the development of staff and students alike. The Trust recognise and encourage the individual differences between Schools, but these must be underpinned by high standards and successful approaches to improving learning and outcomes.

Three of the potential contract sites have not yet liaised with their on-site teams and therefore are anonymised at this stage. As such, no details of this SQ should not be disclosed to persons from outside of your organisation.

The successful Supplier will be required to provide Catering services for The Consortium Academy Trust at the following locations: -

Cottingham High & Sixth Form
A School that provides all students with exciting opportunities that build confidence, develop skills and promote academic excellence.

Additional Site 1
A happy, caring School that aims to provide challenging and exciting learning opportunities for all.
Based in Hull, the 300+ students come from both Hull and the East Riding. The Schools expectations are high and the team the School want children to leave with a thirst for knowledge, a love of learning and as responsible citizens.

Hessle High
At the heart of our teaching is the desire to instil in our students a passion for learning and helping them to become successful.
Based in East Yorkshire, Hessle High School is an inclusive School where students have many opportunities to develop their skills and abilities. The School are proud of their achievements; not only in exam success, but also in offering all students a relevant learning experience for the future. Hessle Sixth Form College, which is part of The Consortium, offers students the opportunity to study a wide variety of vocational and academic subjects.

Penshurst Primary
By instilling in children a passion for learning, we help them to become successful learners.
Complete with a nursery facility, Penshurst offers an engaging environment right from a child’s first steps in education. A restorative practice School, Penshurst offers Students the ability to identify their own learning interests and skills and develop them.

Holderness Academy & Sixth Form
Holderness Academy and Sixth Form College is a large comprehensive School with 1287 students on roll, including 169 in the Sixth Form. The Academy is situated in East Riding of Yorkshire and located in the small village of Preston – a village which dates back before the Domesday Book. It sits six miles to the East of Hull and one mile from the town of Hedon.

Howden School
Howden is a small 11-16 academy serving its community in the East Riding, with over 650 students on roll. Howden is a popular School and all at the School are proud of Howden's excellent record of academic and sporting success which prepares students for their future. Examination results at the end of Year 11 are above the national average and increasing.

Additional Site 2
This is a friendly village School close to both the maritime history of Hull and the beautiful East Yorkshire coast, proud of its roots in the local community. The School Published Admission Numbers are assumed to be 180.

Additional Site 3
Achieving excellence in all that we do.’

Wolfreton School & Sixth Form College
We aim to enable every young person to fulfil their academic potential, providing the foundations for them to excel in all that they do and to leave prepared to achieve all their ambitions.

Please see the SQ document for further details on the contract and each school.
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:
Value excluding VAT: 15,035,970
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Start: 01/08/2021 / End: 31/07/2026
This contract is subject to renewal: No
Description of renewals: Not provided
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
Envisaged minimum number: 5
/ Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.
II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: Yes
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided

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:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided
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: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
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:
Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/03/2021 Time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 16/04/2021
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: Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this contract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time
The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.

The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
The Consortium Academy Trust
Harland Way, Cottingham, East Yorkshire, HU16 5PX, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 26/02/2021

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