School buildings and land guidelines

Design and maintenance, acoustics, lighting, ventilation, outdoor space, baseline designs, fire safety, emergency and risk management.

  1. Asbestos data collection in schools

    Short questionnaire to gather data on asbestos in schools.

  2. Asbestos management in schools

    Guidance for school leaders, governors, local authorities and academy trusts.

  3. BB93: acoustic design of schools - performance standards

    Building Bulletin 93 (BB93) explains minimum performance standards for the acoustics of school buildings.

  4. Building Bulletin 100: design for fire safety in schools

    Building Bulletin issue 100, providing a design guide for fire safety in schools.

  5. Building Bulletin 101: ventilation for school buildings

    Building Bulletin issue 101, giving information about ventilation for school buildings.

  6. Building Bulletin 102: disabled children and children with SEN

    Building Bulletin issue 102, giving information about designing schools for disabled children and children with special educational needs.

  7. Building Bulletin 90: lighting design for schools

    Building Bulletin issue 90, giving information about lighting design for schools.

  8. Building Bulletin 98 and 99: school project briefing frameworks

    Information about briefing frameworks for secondary and primary school projects.

  9. ClassVent and ClassCool: school ventilation design tool

    ClassVent and ClassCool tools for use in designing school ventilation and preventing summertime overheating.

  10. EFA daylight design guide

    Guidance about climate-based daylight design for schools.

  11. Essential School Maintenance - a guide for schools

    Effective maintenance of school buildings to support the delivery of education

  12. Fire risk from school maintenance or building works

    Supporting schools to manage fire risks when undertaking construction or maintenance activities involving hot works such as roof repairs

  13. Mainstream schools: Schedule of Accommodation tools

    An interactive tool to give a schedule of all spaces needed in mainstream school buildings for all age ranges from 3 to 19.

  14. School building design and maintenance

    Information about school building design and maintenance.

  15. Standards for school premises

    Guidance to help schools and local authorities understand their obligations in relation to the School Premises Regulations 2012.