To ask the Secretary of State for Education, pursuant to the Answer of 14 October 2019 to Question 284 on Private Education: West Midlands, how many applications for the cross-sector partnerships grant there have been for (a) independent school-non-selective state school partnerships and (b) independent school-selective state school partnerships.
The total planned value of the cross-sector partnerships grant is £219,500.
The Department is currently inviting bids and schools have been asked to submit proposals by 3pm on 29 November 2019.
As the bidding window is still open, the Department is unable to publish the number or type of applications received. Future decisions about the award of the grant will be taken by ministers post-election.