Invitation to submit a proposal for a new Alternative Provision at Roundwood Centre

We are seeking proposals from appropriate sponsors to open a new Alternative Provision with an integrated youth offer.  Proposers are required to submit bids demonstrating how they will work in partnership with the voluntary sector to deliver an integrated youth offer providing positive diversionary activities for young people, including pre and post school-day enrichment, as well as weekend and holiday programmes. 

Information event for potential sponsors

An information and market warming event for potential sponsors will be held during the afternoon of 2 July and 15 of July 2019, from 2pm, at the Roundwood Centre, 49 Longstone Avenue, Willesden, London, NW10 3UN.


The event includes an opportunity to have a tour of the Roundwood Centre and learn more about Brent’s vision for the new alternative provision with integrated youth offer. To express your interest in attending, please email  

The New Schools Network (NSN) can offer free specialist advice and feedback to help develop applications for groups interested in applying.

For further information, please email NSN or call 02075379208. 


To apply

The application period for the submission of proposals runs from Monday 10 June to Wednesday 21 August 2019 (deadline 12 noon). Following this application period we will work with the Department for Education to shortlist and approve a suitable provider. It is intended that the new provision will open by September 2020.

For further information and how to apply, download the following documents:

Please return your completed application form via the London Tenders Portal