Non-statutory guidance for local authorities planning for education to support housing growth and seeking associated developer contributions.
Ref: DfE-00077-2019PDF, 135KB, 19 pages
Ref: DfE-00078-2019PDF, 360KB, 22 pages
Guidance for local authorities on planning new school places that are required due to housing growth, through the provision of new schools or expansions to existing schools.
The guidance includes advice for those involved in delivering new schools in new communities, and best practice guidance on securing developer contributions for education from housing development more generally.
Information about applying for a developer loan for schools for housing developers, education contacts at county councils and local planning authorities is available.
Published 11 April 2019
Last updated 10 October 2019 + show all updates
- Added link to a leaflet to help housing developers, education contacts at county councils and local planning authorities promote the initiative and apply to the pilot.
- First published.