Capital and Buildings

Information on this page of the Portal is provided by the School Capital Team, part of the School Organisation and Provision section within the Children and Young People Directorate.

School Project Consent and Devolved Formula Capital (DFC) Allocations

Details of School Devolved Formula Capital, and how to access the funding, are detailed within this section. Schools must read the guidance pack provided here before considering any building related projects within the school or grounds and await written approval prior to commissioning works. Further details are provided here

Asbestos Important Briefing - Action Required 

Important information on the management of Asbestos within schools is provided here

School Fire Risk Assessments – Important Briefing – Action Required

Important information on the requirement to undertake Fire Risk Assessments is provided here. Schools must read this information as it sets out the actions schools are required to follow. Further details are found here

Boundary Fences and Walls – Important Briefing – Action Required

Important information on the requirement to undertake boundary fences and wall inspections is provided here. Schools must read this information as it sets out the actions schools are required to follow. Further details are found here

Unregistered Independent Schools

A briefing note setting out action that should be taken if any member of staff becomes aware that a school may not be registered is now available. The briefing note can be found here

Contract Procedure Rules - School to School Procurement

This note contains important information on the legal position on procurement in relation to schools purchasing good or services from other schools. It is essential the schools comply with EU Procurement Legislation and the Council's Contract Procedure Rules. Where EU Procurement Legislation is not followed, schools may be open to legal challenge. Further details can be found here