Mercia School, credit Phil Grayston

Good design must be made a priority in deciding how the government’s new investment into school buildings is spent, writes RIBA’s Client Advisers

Thornhill Primary School in Cardiff

The government’s ten-year school rebuilding programme is a step towards creating low-carbon classrooms, but more investment and ambition is needed, writes Alex Green

Cherry Hinton school Cambridge - credit Daniel Shearing

Are you involved in a new school building project? Irena Barker investigates the best approach to create exceptional results

The government, local authorities and developers need to make a concerted effort to work collaboratively to meet pupil place demand, according to a report from Scape Group

With research showing that 70 per cent of state-funded schools in England are not ‘fit for purpose’, Education Business examines the extent of the problem and what is being done to address it

Kingsgate Primary School. Credit Tim Crocker

The National RIBA Awards celebrate architectural excellence across the UK, and this year, several educational buildings were selected. Education Business takes a look at the winning schools

Ivydale Primary School

The regional RIBA Awards celebrate architectural brilliance across the UK, and in London this year, several schools scooped the coveted title for their outstanding school buildings

We look at newly announced measures to increase the number of good school places, including a new wave of Free School applications and support and funding to expand good grammar and faith schools

Education Business chats to RIBA’s Caroline Buckingham about the importance of good design when developing new school buildings and what should be done to tackle the pupil place shortage

Managing the free school pre-opening process

New Schools Network (NSN) has launched a delivery programme to help free schools in pre-opening, including a new range of services, from site advice to project management support

The right environment for a school building

Achieving optimal levels in school buildings for air quality, lighting, temperature and acoustics through green improvements, can help students achieve their full potential

Better buildings for Welsh pupils

The Welsh Government has announced £2.3 billion for a second phase of its school building investment programme. Education Business looks at what the programme has achieved

The right space to learn in

How can having the right classroom furniture impact on education and learning? BESA’s Cleo Fatoorehchi investigates

The right land for a learning environment

LocatED chief executive Lara Newman talks to Education Business about the organisation's work buying and devloping sites for new free schools

Rolling out new special free schools

Over 1,600 new special free school places are to be created across England, and 19 local authorities are inviting applications from organisations to run them.

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