Woodhead Education

Specialists in construction for education; enhancing education for all, working in schools, colleges and universities to design, build, refurbish and maintain educational spaces.

Woodhead Education specialise in delivering construction projects in schools, colleges and universities.  Often working in live environments the team have a track record of managing projects safely with minimal disruption to students and staff.

Creating inspirational education spaces

Woodhead Education enhance the student experience by delivering exceptional facilities. We have delivered over 1,000 refurbishment, planned minor work, responsive and reactive projects in live educational environments in primary to higher and further education settings.

We understand education and work with our customers to deliver inspirational spaces that enhance education for all.  Our offer includes:

  • Design advice & project management
  • New build projects
  • Building repairs & maintenance
  • Extensions & refurbishments
  • Funding applications
  • Building compliance
  • Modular classrooms

Our approach – Delivering safe construction projects in educational settings

The majority of our education projects are in or adjacent to occupied premises or are live and operational.  Our approach is always collaborative and we work with our customers to understand their needs, this includes providing flexibility around exam periods, school productions, OFSTEAD Inspections and students with Special Educational Needs (SEN).

We have a robust Safeguarding process and our Site Managers work closely with schools, colleges and universities to ensure that any risks associated with working on live educational sites are mitigated and managed. Our construction systems are ISO9001 Accredited, CHAS compliant and externally audited.

We work with your students

Construction projects in Schools, Colleges and Universities are exciting and provide a real opportunity to make the project part of the educational experience.  Through our B.I.G. Initiative (Building to Inspire a Generation) Woodhead works with schools, colleges and universities to encourage young people to pursue one of the varied career opportunities available in construction.

  • Employability skills
  • Interview training
  • CV writing and mentoring
  • On site skills days
  • Traineeships
  • Work experience
  • Assemblies
  • Creation and completion of apprenticeships
  • Classroom based seminars
  • Site Manager for the Day schemes
  • Attending and supporting careers and skills events