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Use our template premises development plan to help you audit your school grounds and buildings and plan improvement tasks.

Download our premises development plan template

Adapt our template to help you plan improvement tasks in your school.

It lists examples of school areas that may be included in the premises development plan, such as:

  • Teaching spaces
  • Halls
  • Staff and administration areas
  • Outdoor areas

The areas included are taken from a guidance document produced by the Education Funding Agency (EFA), now known as the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), which you can download here.

KeyDoc: premises development plan template

Audit your premises to identify areas for improvement

Get an up to date condition survey for your school

This will help ensure the upkeep of your grounds and buildings. The survey will identify the:

  • Current state of your buildings
  • Works required to bring any buildings up to standard
  • Urgency of any necessary works

Break it down into specific areas to help

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