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
- Staff and administration areas
- Outdoor areas
The areas included are taken from the Department for Education's (DfE's) area guidelines for mainstream schools.
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
You can find building surveyors through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Alternatively ask your local authority or trust.
Break it down into specific areas to help you prioritise
Condition - what is the physical state of the area? Suitability