Published date: 19 November 2021

Last edited date: 25 November 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 7 January 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

19 November 2021

Closing date

7 January 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 March 2022

Contract end date

28 February 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Department for Education are looking to appoint a National Centre of Excellence to deliver the Latin Excellence Programme.

The primary purpose of the Programme is to improve pupils' attainment via increased access to, and uptake of, GCSE in Latin, as part of contributing to pupils' broader Classics education. .

To view further information about this opportunity Tenderers will need to register on our e-Tendering system, Jaggaer to view all the ITT Documentation using the following link:

For any assistance required in registering please contact the Jaggaer helpdesk:

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Latin Excellence Programme

  • Early engagement
  • Published 9 August 2021

About the buyer


DfE, Sanctuary Buildings