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The Litmus Partnership: St Peter's School and Sixth Form

  The Litmus Partnership has published this notice through Delta eSourcing

Notice Summary
Title: St Peter's School and Sixth Form
Notice type: Contract Award Notice
Authority: The Litmus Partnership
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The successful supplier will be required to provide catering services at St Peter's School and Sixth Form.
Published: 04/08/2020 13:21

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UK-Cambridgeshire: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       St Peter's School and Sixth Form
       St Peter's Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 7DD, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
       Main Address:
       NUTS Code: UKH12

   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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: St Peter's School and Sixth Form            
      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: The successful supplier will be required to provide catering services at St Peter's School and Sixth Form.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKH12 - Cambridgeshire CC
      Main site or place of performance:
      Cambridgeshire CC

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The contract being tendered is for three years in duration from 1 January 2021 until 31 December 2023, with the option to extend the contract term for a further term of up to two years and will operate as a guaranteed performance contract, with the successful Supplier offering the school a guaranteed return / cost per annum for the provision of catering services.
The value of the current contract, for 2018 / 2019 is circa £145,000.00 including free school meals and hospitality at cost.
Whilst the School prioritises value for money as a key objective of the Competitive Tender Process, the Governing body is not obliged to accept the lowest price.
The tender project is seeking to appoint a Supplier whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of service within the existing facilities for the teaching and support staff and students on roll, all of whom have a focus on the introduction of exciting new food concepts to satisfy a wide range of tastes and dietary requirements. The School would wish the successful supplier to review the current range of services offered and make recommendations accordingly.
The contract offered covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within School, which currently includes breakfast, morning break, lunch and all hospitality and free issue requirements. Free Student meals and hospitality will be charged based on consumption and at net food cost
The School expects the successful supplier to enable the continued development of catering through the provision of an innovative, healthy food service, with fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients being prepared on-site. The School also expects the successful tenderer to evidence, through their bid, how they shall support and complement its values and support the principles of Keeping Children Safe in Education.
St Peter’s School believes that success should be celebrated and that students should enjoy their time at School; if lessons are stimulating and challenging then students will love learning. Much time therefore, is spent reviewing and planning schemes of work to ensure that they are differentiated to meet the needs of all students. As a result, the School are very enthusiastic regarding work experience and apprenticeship proposals and would welcome the input of the successful Supplier.
As a School who are continually seeking ways to improve and develop the ethos and environment for students and staff, to give them the facilities they deserve and need to meet the challenges of the 21st Century, any consideration regarding inward capital investment as part of the Supplier’s tender submission would be welcomed. The School would wish for the Supplier to look at making this investment within the existing dining areas, with attention being given to a High Street style, retail focused offer which attracts current non users of the refectory, the upgrade of the current cashless systems, counter layouts and furnishings and the implementation of a procedure that would assist in producing a reduction of current queuing times.
The School objectives:
•To increase the standards of fresh food provision
•To increase the standard of service for all customers
•To receive a consistently high-quality catering provision
•To generate an improved dining and social environment for all students
•To receive proactive management support for the catering team, in order to attract and retain a full complement of motivated staff
•To hold regular review meetings with the successful supplier
•To achieve overall value for money

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
       Not Provided

      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: To respond to this opportunity please click here:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   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       
      A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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 OJEU: 2020/S 53-127311

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: 127311    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: No

   V.1) Information on non-award
      The contract/lot is not awarded
            Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
            Notice reference (year and document number): 2020 - 127311

Section VI: Complementary information

   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.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          Sr Peter's School and Sixth Form
          St Peter's Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 7DD, United Kingdom

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
         Not Provided

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 04/08/2020

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