Eight schools will be delivered under the deal with an estimated construction value of £180 million to cover new build and refurbishment work.
Carillion will invest around £2.25 million in the project and provide facilities management services for three of the new schools over the 25-year concession contracts worth £28 million.
The Carillion/Local Education Partnership JV will start work in the middle of this year finishing by the end of 2010.
Carillion chief executive John McDonough said: “We are delighted to have achieved preferred bidder status on our third project under the BSF programme, which we expect to be a strong growth market for the group, reflecting our ability to use our wide range of skills and resources to provide fully integrated solutions.”
Capita Symonds has been appointed as consultant for the project.