HR Services provides a range of professional services, supporting headteachers' and governing bodies with their operational, strategic and management responsibilities in running their school. Find out more information on HR Services
Our Property Service can help with any problem relating to buildings and their services. Our teams of professional architects, engineers, surveyors, data specialists and support staff have considerable experience in managing the school estate and in supporting schools. Our systems and processes have evolved over time, guided by the DfE, HSE and by feedback from our clients to provide a robust solution to the challenges of property management. We also hold a wealth of data about the buildings in our care.
View or download the latest Property Service Offer for Schools (PDF 2.6 MB) or the latest Property Service Offer for Academies (PDF 3.4 MB)
Worcestershire County Council provides comprehensive and accredited ICT support for schools and academies. Find out more information on ICT services available include:
Scientific Services offer a full asbestos management service to ensure compliance with current legislation and the Health & Safety Executive's guidance. This includes all types of asbestos surveys for buildings, regular inspections and risk assessments of asbestos containing materials and sampling and analysis of materials suspected of containing asbestos. Scientific Services also carries out quality control checks and monitoring during asbestos removal work and four stage clearances following the removal to ensure a safe working environment is maintained. Scientific Services always works directly for the client ensuring impartiality as required by the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006. The team is UKAS accredited for most of the services offered.
View or download the latest Asbestos Service Offer for schools (PDF 3MB) or the latest Asbestos Service Offer for academies (PDF 3 MB).
Worcestershire County Council offers pre-planning application advice, scoping, surveying and licensing, as well as general advice and guidance to support schools' statutory duty towards planning, protecting, and enhancing biodiversity.
View or download the latest Ecology Service Offer for schools (PDF 3 MB) or the latest Ecology Service Offer for academies (PDF 3 MB).
The county council's Legal and Democratic Services team offer specialist advice and support for schools (including where necessary representation in court and at tribunal) on an extensive range of legal issues. These include issues relating to parents and pupils, property, personnel and employment, contractual matters, information law, debt recovery and where appropriate clerking school admissions appeals.
View or download the latest Legal and Democratic Services Offer for schools (PDF 3 MB) and the latest Service Offer for academies (PDF 3 MB).
Worcestershire County Council's Appeals Secretariat offers schools and academies specialist advice and administrative services relating to the school admissions appeals process. We can also provide experienced and trained individuals to serve as independent members on school admission appeal panel hearings.
View or download the Appeals Service Offer (External Website) for this service
Our County Infrastructure Service works closely with customers to provide a one stop shop for data networking, audio visual and telephony infrastructure services. This includes the supply and installation of data and fibre cabling, data switches, wireless, interactive boards and telephone systems. We can also act as a single point of contact for all telephone systems support including extension moves and changes, upgrades, new systems and general enquiries.
This service is currently undergoing a review and so the service offer may change.