Schools & Academies
Just as the students within these buildings are constantly learning, our education specialists are consistently engaged and proactive in the latest requirements of modern learning.
We proudly operate across all forms of education, from academies, multi-academy trusts, local authority maintained, diocesan and independent schools across the UK.
We have supported over 750 institutions with refurbishments, new build projects, and carbon reduction. Taking a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to our projects, we understand the needs of the education sector in detail ensuring minimised disruption to curricula, whilst maintaining safeguarding.
Our team have secured in excess of £350 million in government funding via the Condition Improvement Fund, T – Level Funding, Priority Schools Building Programme and the Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme. Experts in accessing funding and delivery of subsequent works to improve school buildings, we achieve success through our planned approach to strategic asset management.
Our works for PFI funders and SPV’s have included assessing life cycle adequacy, undertaking condition surveys, expert instructions to diagnose and remedy building defects and providing strategic advice on asset management.
Barrow Hall Primary School
Our expert team worked with Warrington Borough Council to create a new building for the students of Barrow Hall Primary School.
Canolfan Addysg y Bont SEND and Ysgol Santes Dwynwen
Drees & Sommer has worked with Anglesey County Council to deliver a number of schools on the island.
Drees & Sommer were commissioned to deliver condition surveys and produce new lifecycle models for Barnsley BSF schools by the PFI Project Company.
Irish Schools PPP Pilots Schools Bundle Review – Republic of Ireland
Drees & Sommer were commissioned by the Department for Education to undertake a first of its kind Mid-Term Review of the PPP Pilot Schools Bundle.
Marchbank Free School
Drees & Sommer helped The Education Village Academies Trust obtain Condition Improvement Funding to repair a Grade II listed residence.
Refurbishment of Skipton Academy (Moorlands Learning Trust)
Drees & Sommer assisted the Trust in obtaining £2.7m of government funding at the point that Skipton Academy joined the Moorlands Learning Trust.
Wycombe High School
Wycombe High School appointed Drees & Sommer on a Refurbishment project to alter existing under utilised and outdated spaces to provide a more modern and versatile environment.
Pinnacle Learning Trust - Oldham Sixth Form College Duncan Lawton Expansion
Drees & Sommer provided a multi-disciplinary professional consultancy service for Oldham Sixth Form College.
Kingham Hill School
Drees & Sommer were appointed by Kingham Hill School to undertake a full condition survey of their built estate which totalled over 20,000m² of accommodation.