Publication - Statistics

Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.3: 2012 Edition

Published: 11 Dec 2012

This contains the results of the annual pupil census, annual teacher census, pre-school data and school estate data.

Summary Statistics for Schools in Scotland, No.3: 2012 Edition
School Estates

School Estates

As part of the School Estates Core Facts survey information is collected on the size, condition, suitability and capacity of all schools open on 1st April 2012. Information is also collected on all schools that had been rebuilt or substantially refurbished during the financial year 2011-12. This information is used to monitor the progress that has been made in improving the school estate.

The figures below show that over the last five financial years, a total of 403 schools have been rebuilt or substantially refurbished. Only rebuilds or refurbishments with a cost of £0.5 million or more for primary and £1 million or more for secondary and special schools were included.

Table 5.1: Number of schools which were built or substantially refurbished, 2007-08 to 2011-12 (1)

2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Primary 60 67 53 45 37
Secondary 28 34 48 8 6
Special 5 5 2 2 3
Total number rebuilt or refurbished 93 106 103 55 46

(1) Figures for 2010-11 have been corrected to take account of information received in the 2012 school estates collection and differ by 1 from previously published figures. See background notes 3.17 for more details.


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