Information for all Surrey's schools giving you access to the latest procurement advice and guidance that is specific to schools. It covers both the council's procurement process, covered by the Schools Procurement Standing Orders and general commercial guidance provided by the Department for Education.
If you have any procurement related queries or require project assistance email the Procurement team at ProcurementPMO@eastsussex.gov.uk
December 2019: New Schools Procurement standing orders come into effect 1 January 2020. Make sure you stay up to date with the changes on the 'how much am I spending' page.
You can also find out what we are up to via the SCC Schools Bulletin.
Find out more
- How schools are funded - Information on funding can be found in the Schools finance and funding section of the website
- How much am I spending?
The purchasing process you follow depends on how much you are spending. Find out how our procurement thresholds are organised and the process used for each level of spend. Download the Schools Procurement Standing Orders. By understanding the thresholds you guarantee your purchase process is legal.
- General commercial guidance
Find out about the Department for Education's website, BuyWays, and the guidance they offer as well as guidance from Gov.uk
What you need to know before considering entering to a lease.
Files available to download
- Procurement Standing Orders for Schools 2019 (PDF)
Annex to Section E of Schools Finance Manual: Procurement Standing Orders for schools (revised December 2019)