Strategic design advice

Advice for school building projects and issues to consider in new and existing buildings, including the organisation, layout of space and fire safety

Creating a design brief

School building layout and design

School grounds and outdoor space

Fire safety in new and existing buildings

The guidance in these pages will assist building professionals, school sponsors and those involved in creating a design brief for new school buildings, refurbishment or conversion projects.

These pages include reference to a number of withdrawn guidance documents that contain some useful information but should not be considered to reflect current policy or guidance.

Published 11 March 2014