Guidance

Output Specification: school-specific brief and annexes

Guidance documents to help with the design and construction of school building projects.

Documents

School-specific brief template (mainstream schools)

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School-specific brief template (special schools and alternative provision)

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Annex SS1: Schedule of Accommodation (SoA) and Area Data Sheet (ADS) template for any school

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Annex SS2: Refurbishment scope of works template

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Annex SS3: Legacy equipment schedule (primary)

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Annex SS3: Legacy equipment schedule (secondary)

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Annex SS4: Legacy furniture schedule (primary)

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Annex SS4: Legacy furniture schedule (secondary)

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Annex SS5: School-specific ICT equipment template

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Details

Guidance for people involved in school building projects. This includes:

  • contractors
  • technical professionals
  • school providers
  • local authorities
  • dioceses

The Output Specification documents consist of the generic design brief and school-specific brief. They form parts B and C of the employer’s requirements for DfE projects procured through the Construction Framework 2017.

You can also read the ESFA Construction Framework Templates for part A of the employer’s requirements

For further information please contact: DesignStandards.ESFACapital@education.gov.uk

Published 11 June 2019