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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:

  • have the facilities that will be requried for each course of study it proposes to deliver taking into account:
    • the potential number of students for each course
    • any specialist requirements of the course
    • the range of student learning needs
    • if the facilities will be provided off-site, an ongoing arrangement that ensures the availability of the off-site facilties for the duration of the courseĀ 
  • 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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