School Capacity – School Property Matters

School Capacity

How many pupils can my buildings accommodate?

Negotiating Expansion

  • Inform Expansion Process
  • Straightforward Data
  • Briefing Document for Governors
  • Briefing Document for Architects
  • Options Costing

Design Standards

How does my school compare to what the DfE thinks is an ideal design?

Net Capacity

The DfE Standard Measure for your School’s Capacity

Calculated to DfE Guidelines Required for Admissions Process Range and Options Highlighted Necessary for Setting Planned Admission Number (PAN) Informs Annual School Capacity Survey

Local Authority Clients

What the Commissioners of School Places Require

Data to Inform Basic Need Capacity Required for Admissions Process What Accommodation do Academies in your Area Have Data for Negotiating with Academies for Expansion Data for Annual School Capacity Survey Understanding of the School’s Timetabled Space Use Comparison of the School to Standard Designs

Playing Fields

  • Is it Possible to Further Expand the Site
  • Do we Meet Sport England’s Requirements
  • Do I have Justification to Bid for an Artificial Pitch
  • Off-Site Playing Field Analysis


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