Diocese of Manchester

School under construction
The Buildings team works closely with VA schools to ensure that school buildings are safe places for children to come and learn. 

Regular training sessions are held throughout the year to help headteachers and chairs of governors make the right decisions about applying for funding, extending their schools and making alterations.

You can find out when the next Buildings Training is being held on the Events page

To book a place on the Buildings Training session, or for more information about school buildings and the packages that Ecclesiastical Insurance Group provide, please get in touch with Ian Tomkin, Buildings Officer or Leona Brooks, Buildings Administrator.

Insurance

The Board of Education offers the following insurance packages operated by Ecclesiastical Insurance Group:

Block Policy: for VA schools only – this covers the Governors’ 10% where the 90% is recoverable in a DfES grant.

Fair Funding: this policy is open to all schools and covers all aspects of schools’ insurance

PL Top-up: this is an additional top up that schools can purchase if their existing policy does not cover the governors for non-educational activities, e.g. visits to church for services or letting any part of the school to a third party such as evening lets or fundraising events held in school grounds.

To book a place on the Buildings Training session, or for more information about school buildings and the packages EIG provide, please get in touch with Ian Tomkin, Buildings Officer or Leona Brooks, Buildings Administrator.

The Church of England Diocese of Manchester,
Church House,
90 Deansgate,
Manchester M3 2GH

Manchester DBF Company number 149999, Charity number 249424
Telephone: 0161 828 1400