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Facilities

A registered non-government school must have educational facilities that are adequate for the courses of study provided by the school.

Typically, school facilities include:

  • general classrooms
  • classrooms with facilities to support the delivery of particular courses
  • computers with appropriate internet and other digital access
  • a designated library area
  • indoor open space
  • indoor or outdoor recreational space.
Evidence of capacity to comply

A proposed non-government school must:

  • identify the range of educational facilities, including ICTs, that will be available for each of the courses of study it proposes to deliver taking into account the potential number of students for each course, the range of student learning needs, whether the facilities will be provided on-site and the frequency of access to off-site facilities
  • provide written evidence that the proposed facilities will comply with all relevant local council and government legislation
  • have policies to assess and monitor the current standard and state of repair of proposed facilities, when established, taking into account the requirements of relevant New South Wales legislation, including the:
    • Explosives Act 2003
    • Work Health and Safety Act 2011
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