School estates: condition reporting core facts

Guidance for local authorities reporting on the condition of school estates.


The glossary has been prepared to clarify and explain the meanings of the following terms or acronyms used in the document:


ACM asbestos containing materials
ASN additional support needs
BS British Standard
CCTV close circuit television
DBFM design, build, finance and maintain
GIFA gross internal floor area
HMI Her Majesty’s Inspectors
HSAWA Health and Safety at Work Act
HSE Health and Safety Executive
NPD non-profit distributing
PE physical education
PPP public private partnership

School Estate - this is used as the collective term to encompass all school sites across Scotland.


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