Decision details

Capital Programme for Schools 2023/24

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Capital Programme for Schools 2023/ 2024 consists of SCC's Statement of Priorities for its schools and associated appendices for major projects and maintenance projects. Programme to be approved by Cabinet for commencement/ completion in 2023/ 2024.



“It is essential that we keep our maintained schools in a good condition that allows children to thrive.


This year will see more than £43 million spent on maintaining and improving Staffordshire schools to ensure Staffordshire children can learn in surroundings that enhance their education and give them the best possible start in life.


The money will also see more schools benefitting from our decarbonisation programme by replacing inefficient systems, improving insulation and making it easier to monitor energy usage, that will directly contribute to our carbon net zero goal.”


Jonathan Price, Cabinet member for Education (and SEND)


Reasons for the Decision – To consider approving the Schools Capital Programme for 2023/24.


Decision – (a) That the Schools Capital Programme 2023/24 investment proposal, set out in the report and supporting appendices, be approved.


(b) That the Assistant Director for Commercial and Assets monitors progress and makes any necessary in-year alterations in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education (and SEND).


(c) That authority be delegated to the Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Corporate Services to enter into contracts for projects in the Capital Programme which have a value of £2,000,000 or above.  Other contract awards and modifications will be in accordance with the Council’s Procurement Regulations.

Report author: Jason Wilkinson

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 15/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/03/2023

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