Capital Strategy

School Capital – Latest Guidance for Schools and Consultants

The latest guidance documents on Capital Procurement have just been published by our colleagues in the Diocesan Property Department. The update from the previous version was prompted by the need to include a “Modern Slavery” statement. Human trafficking and modern slavery are, in the words of Pope Francis, “grievous wounds in the flesh of humanity….In…

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Asbestos Return – Government Required

Asbestos Management Assurance Process (AMAP) Early this year, the DfE/ESFA wrote to all schools requiring the completion of the AMAP. When the AMAP portal closed, a significant majority of schools had failed to complete the returns. Ministers were concerned about the poor response rate and the associated lack of detailed intelligence relating to the management…

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Available: LCVAP & HPCF Forms (User Guide)

2 New Guidance Documents Available Available now on the Capital Strategy Page 1.       A Guide to support the completion of the LCVAP online proposal form. 2.       A Guide to support the completion of the Health Pupils Capital Fund “Sugar Tax” online proposal form. For additional information or support, please email nigelspears@rcdow.org.uk

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The Future of LCVAP

On Thursday 20th September 2018, the Government announced its intention to retire the LCVAP process.   The following is an extract from the letter issued to the Diocese. I am writing to inform you about changes we are intending to make to how voluntary aided (VA) schools access capital funding to maintain and improve their…

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LCVAP and HPCF 2019/20

Day Hour Minute Second The 2019/20 LCVAP funding application process is now live. The governing bodies of Catholic Voluntary Aided (VA) Schools are invited to submit 1 (ONE) Condition Related LCVAP proposal for a capital project, to be delivered within the 2019/20 financial year.   LCVAP: Click Here – LCVAP 2019/20 Online Form to access…

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