School procurement

Buying goods, works and services. Collaborative procurement, finding suppliers, practical tips. Example contracts, timelines and letters.

Services

  1. School procurement: expression of interest form

    This document includes a blank expression of interest (EOI) form that schools can use to send to suppliers of goods and services.

Guidance and regulation

  1. Buying for schools
  2. Copyright licences for schools
  3. Cloud software services: how schools should protect data
  1. 3b. Run a mini-competition between suppliers on a framework

    • Manual section
    • Department for Education
  2. Schools’ buying strategy

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. Deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  2. New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  3. Money saving deal for schools' printers

    • Department for Education
    • News story
  4. New deal to help schools save cash on computer equipment

    • Department for Education and Crown Commercial Service
    • News story
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Policy and engagement

  1. Risk protection arrangement (RPA) actuarial analysis

    • Department for Education
    • Independent report
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Transparency

  1. Centre of Procurement Performance

    • Department for Education
    • Foi release
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