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Facilities & buildings

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...

How can academies benefit from Condition Improvement Fund?

Michael Farmer, Head of Technical at 361 Degrees, discusses how academies can use CIF to impro...

The ultimate outdoor learning environment all year round

Jason Eastwood, Managing Director at Canopies UK, explores the key considerations for creating...

Historic Hatcham College's new windows delight

Some parts of the College date back to 1890, so The Window Company had to supply windows in ke...

Saving money from the ground up

Heckmondwike FB's Bob Mortimer discusses how schools can save money by building future-proof s...

Dukeries Academy completes exciting rebrand

The academy was transformed during term time with the help of Cladding Coatings

Two new academies open in Torbay

The two new schools offer alternative educational provision for 11-16 year olds outside of mai...

Why schools need Low Surface Temperature Radiators

Phil Mangnall, from Jaga Heating Products UK, explains how risk of injury can be minimised thr...

Hazlemere goes green with £2.3m college installation

The project prioritised energy efficiency and sustainability, say developers

Sphera energetic: adding colour to the curriculum

Hot off the heels of its very first homogeneous vinyl collection, Forbo Flooring Systems has l...

Waterhead Academy saves £16K a year on water

The academy contracted utility management specialists Orchard Energy to reduce their energy co...

Decorative, adhesive-free Altro Cantana hits the right notes

Altro has unveiled its latest innovation: decorative, adhesive-free Altro CantataTM flooring

Expona flooring helps school hall keep its traditional look

Wood effect luxury vinyl tiles from Polyflor's Expona Design PUR collection was a perfect choi...

Thursfield Primary School reveal new extension

Novus Property Solutions successfully completed the school refurbishments and extension

Transforming school washrooms

Magdalen College School, Oxford transformed their washrooms with the help of Venesta

Workington Academy pupils move into new £16.4m building

The building was completed as part of the Priority Schools Building Programme

Digitech Studio School opening in Bristol

HRH The Princess Royal will officially open Digitech Studio School

Shabby schools 'failing students and teachers'

New research reveals reduced spending on learning environments  

Seven new schools completed in £135m project

Part of the Priority School Building Programme, the project provides over 8,000 pupils with ne...

Bourne Grammar announce new £3.5m science block

The build of the state-of-the-art facility will be completed by Stepnell in time for the new s...

Hertswood Academy to have a £32m makeover

Willmott Dixon will build the new academy in Borehamwood which will include pioneering educati...

Plan ahead to keep your school safe this summer

The Master Locksmiths Association says that the spring term is the time to review school secur...

Academy inspires next generation with Smarter Spaces

Ursuline Academy worked with Dulux to successfully transform their design and technology class...

Let in the light

Paul Trace casts a light on the benefits of natural daylight in the classroom

Recycling modular buildings

Mike Williams, MD of Foremans, looks at why demand for recycled modular buildings is rising, a...

The 5 biggest myths about drinking fountains

Paul Thorn, Director of Washware Essentials, banishes the myths surrounding drinking fountains...

Abbey Hill Academy undergo boiler refurbishment

The EFA provided funding for the school's refurbishment project which was completed by Hamwort...

Academies collaborate to create a new college in Liverpool

State of the art facilities and an innovative curriculum will feature at the new All Saints Si...