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Facilities & buildings

Rubbergard provides solution for fast-track academy build

The new academy high school in Manchester was aided in its construction by Firestone's Rubberg...

Generating additional income for Newcastle schools with SLS

Both local schools and community groups in Newcastle are set to benefit from the School Lettin...

How to make outdoor learning more fun and engaging

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how to make your Forest Schools sess...

New £37m academy and theatre campus begun at Cumbernauld

Work began on the new academy this month, combining Cumbernauld High School and Abronhill High...

How to improve learning with air conditioning

The first in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can ...

M6toll's £15K school initiative project winners announced

Primary schools in the West Midlands and Staffordshire have been awarded grants to enhance lea...

McAvoy Group win industry award for Lynch Hill project

A McAvoy Group contracts manager has been recognised at Offsite Construction Awards for his wo...

How eco classrooms are functional and educational

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains how eco classrooms can be both a bui...

Influencing learning with the psychology of colour

Kayleigh Whybrow, Senior Technical Colour Consultant at Johnstone's Trade, discusses the power...

Where there's smoke, there should be a fire door

Adrian Powell, Director at Active, explains what schools need to do to maintain and assess the...

Top marks for educational spaces

Scotts of Thrapston discusses how their timber buildings can provide a variety of cost-effecti...

Go Large

The benefits of large screens in education are clear to see, writes Simon Fry

Why choose DLP Laser Phosphor projectors?

Mark Wadsworth, International Marketing Manager at Digital Projection, offers advice on choosi...

Life in print

Print specialists Canon have teamed up with HE institutions to implement efficient and cost-ef...

How can academies select the right energy brokers?

Lucia Harney-Dey has some advice for academies looking for the best deal from their energy sup...

Brand new £25m Ayr Academy building to open this September

The new school is part of £94m pipeline being delivered over the next 18 months

The 4 Cs of design

New primary school Godmanchester Bridge Academy is fitting in to stand out

How schools can budget for reactive maintenance

Breakages & faults can be unwanted distractions when trying to run a school, as well as being ...

Refresh your Playground Outdoor Surfacing

Why replace your surfacing when you can have it repaired and cleaned?

New £3.2M Sixth Form centre uses 'striking' EQUITONE facade

The through coloured fibre cement material was chosen for its natural appearance and robustnes...

Pupils cut the turf for their new school

The £6.9m building will hold up to 420 pupils from army families rebased back to Larkhill

New AgriSTEM academy combines tradition with modernity

The £5.4m academy will offer diplomas, apprenticeships and traineeships in engineering subject...

How natural daylight can enhance academic performance

Chris Chaney, Managing Director of Sunsquare, discusses the use of rooflights at Sybil Andrews...

Kier Construction complete a sustainable education campus

Garnock Academy was completed with the help of an Icopal roofing system

How to be top of the class in procurement

David Johnston, Category Manager at ESPO, discusses how schools can tackle the procurement pro...

Accessible, sustainable water

BRITA Vivreau explains why it's essential for schools to have a water system that enables all ...

Sunesis helps to solve school places crisis in Yeovil

Primrose Lane Primary School has opened in Yeovil in response to the growing need of additiona...

Willmott Dixon awarded The Reach Free School contract

The 840 place free school will have increased space and facilities to grow and thrive

New Oasis academy benefits from an innovative design

Technal explains how their aluminium system was used in the build of Oasis Academy Don Valley ...

Jacksons Fencing secures Northwood School

Jacksons Fencing has installed a variety of security applications around the school

Turning a room into a classroom

Dr Harriet Sturdy, who has owned and run three schools in Cambridge, shares her expert tips fo...

Two thirds of schools lack funding for basic improvement

Overwhelming majority of teachers consider the school environment to affect pupils' academic l...

Minerva Primary Academy set for makeover

The school is set to be modernised, as well as increasing its student body by 120

Conyers School reveals extensive roof refurbishment

The Stockton school has benefitted from a roof refurbishment using IKO Mach One

Airedale Academy revamps its flat roofs 

The Academy recently secured £1.5 million of funding for the refurbishment

Infant school overhauls its heating system

Lound Academy Trust infant school turned its broken boilers into an opportunity to install a w...

ROCKWOOL launches CPD on acoustic standards in schools

ROCKWOOL has developed a new CPD for architects entitled 'Acoustic Standards in Schools'

Altro's harmonious ranges strike the right chord

Altro has launched three new complimentary flooring ranges

Manor Academy sees role expand with new school building

The government's Priority School Building Programme invested £14m in the Hartlepool Academy in...

Oxford school uses offsite company to expand facilities

Bartholomew School used modular building company, Actavo Building Solutions, to build the faci...