School Building Project Training Workshop

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We are running a free, school building project training workshop next Wednesday 2 March at Bradford Forster Academy.

Details are as follows:

Course Code: CPD15F/12

Date: 2 March 2016 (15.00-17.30)

Venue: Bradford Forster Academy

Cost: Free to Bradford schools

Facilitated by Darren Starkey - Bradford Council Education Buildings Team

Key Principles:

  • How to safely manage and control school building projects
  • Help schools to understand the need for proper project planning
  • Understand school’s financial, legal and H&S obligations
  • Help schools to avoid taking unnecessary risks and avoid making costly mistakes
  • Sign posting to the right experts and professionals to support project development
  • Consider how school design can improve educational outcomes

Target Audience:

  • Heads, Deputies and Assistant Headteachers
  • Business Managers, Bursars
  • Facility Managers


  • The workshop will be a series of brief presentations with some activity and Q&A
  • The workshop will briefly explain how the process works, what can go wrong and how to avoid this
  • There will be time to reflect on how to improve practice in school
  • The main workshop will begin at 3pm and aims to end by 5.30pm (at the latest) with an opportunity to walk around new school buildings after the workshop.


  • “I found your respective presentations both informative and lively and frankly could have done with a further two hours on the subject”. Secondary Academy Governor
  • “Developed my understanding of building and planning legislation and the need to procure professional services to ensure best advice and guidance”. Secondary School Business Manager

To book your place, please complete the standard course application form and return to the Courses Desk in the usual way.


Published: 25/02/2016
Audience: School staff
Contact: Amanda Wright

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