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Estates, Operations and Facilities Management


Here at the Tennyson Learning Community we are committed to easing the burden on our schools by providing essential core services throughout the Trust.

Our schools enjoy access to a central programme of services including building cleaning services management, grounds maintenance and health and safety advice and support. Each service is managed by a central Estates team who ensure quality of service is maintained across the schools within the Trust.


  • Information, advice and support during the transition to academy status and initial compliance audit


  • On-site and by phone support
  • 3-year property/condition funding strategy
  • Assistance with Emergency Planning  (e.g. COVID-19)
  • Guidance on strategic services for repair and maintenance
  • Asbestos management plan reviews
  • Assistance with Cleaning, Catering & other Estates contract management
  • Estates monitoring check lists for Business managers and Site Teams
  • Assistance in the event of plant or building failure
  • Assistance with major project or relocation planning
  • Assistance with Budget planning
  • CIF application and project management

Health and Safety Support

  • On-site and phone support from NEBOSH qualified Estates Manager
  • Statutory compliance guidance and audits
  • Accident reporting (RIDDOR) and follow up investigations
  • Asbestos management plan guidance
  • Risk assessments
  • Fire Risk Management guidance and reviews
  • Health and safety Induction guidance
  • Policy support- e.g Health & Safety policy, Asbestos safety policy, Fire safety policy, Managing and selecting contractors policy etc

estates strategy lp july 2023.pdf