Publication - Statistics

School Estate Statistics 2021

Published: 7 Sep 2021
From:
Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills
Directorate:
Learning Directorate
Part of:
Education
ISBN:
9781802013344

Results of the 2021 School Estates Core Facts Survey.

School Estate Statistics 2021
Chapter 2: Schools built or substantially refurbished

Chapter 2: Schools built or substantially refurbished

  • 42 schools were built or substantially refurbished in 2020-21.
  • 1,000 schools have been built or substantially refurbished since 2007-08.

The 2021 School Estates Core Facts Survey collected information on all schools that were built or substantially refurbished during the 2020-21 year. Only builds or refurbishments costing at least half a million pounds for primary and at least one million pounds for secondary and special schools are reported here.

Table 2.1 shows that 42 schools were built or refurbished in 2020-21. Of these, 33 were primary schools, seven were secondary schools and two were special schools. Since 2007-08, 1,000 schools have been built or substantially refurbished.

Table 2.1: Schools built or substantially refurbished, 2014-15 to 2020-21 (1)
  2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21
Primary 71 33 82 71 73 23 33
Secondary 5 9 11 17 7 6 7
Special 5 2 7 8 1 1 2
Total number built or refurbished 81 44 100 96 81 30 42

1. Only includes builds or refurbishments costing at least half a million pounds for primary and at least one million pounds for secondary and special schools.


Contact

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