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Facilities & buildings

SciTec campus gets boost

A major donation from the Michael Uren Foundation has enabled Oundle School to make further in...

Sixth Form Centre welcomed

Design and build specialist Directline Structures completes sixth form centre at Claremont Sen...

Work and play outdoors

An adaptable outdoor learning and play space can offer a school the chance to take new and inn...

Riverside refurbishment gets go-ahead

Planning approval has been granted for a new teaching building at St Paul's School designed by...

Prep school launches £8m expansion

Fairfield Preparatory School in Loughborough is laying the foundations for additional learning...

Scheme for historic school site approved

The long-term development plan for a Surrey school devised by McDowell+Benedetti has been give...

Old gym reinvented as creative hub

Work has recently been completed on a new state-of-the-art performing arts centre for Stamford...

Measuring the value of play equipment

Playforce is launching a research project to assess the impact of investment in outdoor learni...

Classroom design aids student learning

A recent study shows that a student’s learning experience can be affected by classroom desig...

Create more beds spaces... instantly

A space-saving bed-and-desk combination is proving popular with schools and universities with ...

Practice makes perfect

Walters & Cohen recently secured their sixth RIBA award for work on Lady Eleanor Holles School...

Play it safe

Ensuring that play is safe means regularly inspecting and maintaining play equipment, says Deb...

Land of opportunity

Schools can now look to their own land assets as a means of raising much-needed capital, write...

Laws on the doors

Failure to fit adequate fire doors could see you winding up in court, facing a heavy fine or e...

Keeping up appearances

Saving energy in schools doesn’t have to mean a drop in light quality, say Colin Lawson from...

Morpurgo opens library at Bristol school

Award-winning poet, playwright and author Michael Morpurgo OBE officially opens Red Maids' new...

Fairfield Prep'€™s £8m expansion

Fairfield Preparatory School is laying the foundations for an £8m expansion plan to create add...

Comp: schools can win a canopy

Canopies UK are giving schools the chance to win a free canopy worth £10,000 by taking part in...

Christ College welcomes junior pupils

Christ College Brecon has opened its doors to pupils under the age of 11 for the first time in...

Meeting all needs

Making stimulating, safe and fun play accessible to every child is vital, says Deborah Holt of...

The clock is ticking

Forward-thinking independent schools are finding creative ways to improve efficiency, says Ric...

Delivering the 'wow'™ factor

Furniture designed by Innova has played a key role in creating an impressive new facility at C...

Are you sitting comfortably?

School furniture needs to be both functional & flexible to meet the demands of a fast-changing...

School gate checks urged

Parents are being urged to demand that all automated gates at schools and public buildings are...

Forest grows

BuckleyGrayYeoman has completed a new two-storey digital teaching and learning facility at For...

Breaking Ground on Culford library

As part of 'The Campaign for Culford'™, headmaster, Julian Johnson-Munday, has broken ground o...

Creative space for discerning students

Ben Berry, founder of The StudyBed Company, discusses innovative design solutions to maximise ...

Abingdon: where art meets science

Abingdon School has announced an opportunity for an artist to design and install an artwork as...

£400K of improvements at Buckswood

Buckswood School in Hastings, East Sussex, boosted by a summer of upgrades, refurbishments and...

Always hitting the right note

Bryanston School in Dorset has opened a new state-of-the-art music school building complete wi...

Chapel gets an ADP extension

ADP'™s contemporary extension to a Victorian chapel at St John's School provides a multi-use s...

Newcastle High opens

Today is an historic day for education in the North East, as a new independent girls' school, ...

September edition of B4E is out now!

The September issue of Building 4 Education magazine is now available to download from our web...

Solihull Sixth Form Centre moves forward

Speller Metcalfe have begun work on a £4.5m Sixth Form Centre for Solihull School that aims to...

The heat is on

With strict legislation on both safety and efficiency, choosing a space heating system for a s...

Playing to win

Deborah Holt from the Association of Play Industries shares some tips on planning your school ...

Stepnell to build prep school sports centre

Rugby-based construction firm Stepnell appointed by Eversfield Preparatory School in Solihull ...

The dangers of asbestos in schools

Recent reflection over a worrying case sees Craig Evans of UKATA offer his advice to schools o...

Bolton School unveils new sixth form

Bolton School has launched its new state-of-the-art £7m Riley Sixth Form Centre, officially op...

Bedales paints bright future for arts

With the launch of a campaign to fund a new Art & Design building, Bedales School lives up to ...