School Property and Maintenance

School Premises Management Handbook

Front cover of the handbook featuring two pupils

The Handbook covers the roles and responsibilities of both the school and the council, safety and compliance, funding, expenditure, and processes to follow from start to finish to ensure the best outcome for everyone.  

Download the School Premises Management Handbook (PDF, 2.2MB)

Individual Sections and Annexes of the Handbook can be downloaded below.


The Corporate Landlord team

The Corporate Landlord team works collaboratively with Head Teachers, school Site Managers and Business Managers to ensure school premises are maintained and fit for purpose.  
We plan, manage, and deliver capital repairs and new building projects on behalf of the Council, and together with our Major Projects team we provide advice and guidance for schools on:

  • Routine repairs and maintenance of school buildings and property
  • Legislative compliance
  • Alterations and improvements to the premises and site
  • Emergency repair services

Our expertise 

The Corporate Landlord team is made up of a wide range of expert professionals who provide a high-quality flexible service responsive to school needs, including:

  • Building Surveyors
  • Statutory Compliance and Fire Safety Officers
  • Mechanical and Electrical Engineers

Contact the
Corporate Landlord Team

The team can be contacted at

Schools Financial Procedure Manual

Cover of FPIS manual

This Manual contains operational guidance for schools on finance-related subjects. This Manual and the School Premises Management Handbook fit together to provide schools with a comprehensive package of information and guidance.  

View the Schools Financial Procedure Manual

The individual sections of the manual can be downloaded below

Page last updated:

September 10, 2021