Galliford Try  has reached financial close with the Education Funding Agency for the £48.5m North and North East Lincolnshire batch of priority schools

The batch includes two new secondary schools – The Vale Academy and Baysgarth School – as well as six new primary schools – Brumby Junior School, Burton-upon-Stather Primary School, Oasis Academy Henderson Avenue, Crosby Primary School, The Grange Primary School and Great Coates Primary School.

It marks the third success for Galliford Try under the Priority School Building Programme framework after its appointment to the £36m Hull and East Riding and £45m south London batches last year.

Greg Fitzgerald, executive chairman of Galliford Try, said: “Reaching this agreement with the EFA marks another significant milestone for our business as we continue to make considerable progress in the education sector.

“We look forward to working with all the stakeholders involved to ensure these school buildings help provide a first class educational environment for the students of the region.”