About 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 can be found at .
Asbestos Important Briefing - Action Required
Important information on the management of Asbestos within schools is provided in our Asbestos section.
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 can be found at .
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 can be found at in our Boundary Fences, Gates and Walls section.
Unregistered Independent Schools
The Unregistered Independent Schools briefing note sets out action that should be taken if any member of staff becomes aware that a school may not be registered is now available.
Contract Procedure Rules - School to School Procurement
The Contract Procedure Rules and School to School Procurement Guidance 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.