Infrastructure investment plan 2015: 2016 progress report

Annual report outlining key achievements over the course of 2016 and looking forward to developments in 2017 and beyond.

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Schools (Scotland's Schools for the Future)

The Government's school building programme, Scotland's Schools for the Future, is worth £1.8 billion (£1.13 billion provided by Scottish Government and £665 million by local authorities). This will see the construction of at least 112 new or refurbished schools which will be built in every part of Scotland, in partnership with local authorities, by March 2020.

In 2016, 18 of the school projects within the programme were completed (11 primary schools and 7 secondary schools). The total capital value of the schools completed is around £310 million, of which Scottish Government's contribution is circa £163 million. The school completed included:

  • Brechin Community Campus, Angus;
  • Harris Academy, Dundee;
  • Lenzie Meadow Primary School, East Dunbartonshire;
  • James Gillespie's High School, Edinburgh;
  • North Uist Primary School, Eilean Siar / Western Isles;
  • Mariner Support Services, Falkirk;
  • Levenmouth Academy, Fife;
  • Glendale Primary School, Glasgow;
  • Inverness Royal Academy, Highland;
  • Kilmacolm Primary School, Inverclyde;
  • St Patrick's Primary School, Inverclyde;
  • Clyde Valley High School, North Lanarkshire;
  • Greenfaulds High School, North Lanarkshire;
  • Evie Primary School, Orkney Islands;
  • Sound Primary School, Shetland Islands;
  • St Margaret's Primary School, Stirling;
  • St Ninian's Primary School, Stirling; and
  • Toronto Primary School, West Lothian.

In 2017, 33 schools projects (19 primary schools; 12 secondary schools; and 2 additional support need schools) are expected to be completed.

The total capital value of the schools expected to complete in 2017 is around £609 million, of which the Scottish Government's contribution is around £326 million.


Email: Stuart McKeown

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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