TDA Schools Capital and Planning Team work with all schools in Torbay to ensure there are sufficient school places to meet demand for every child. The SCAP Team also manages and delivers the Schools Capital Programme providing strategic advice and guidance for effective asset management of the school estate whether these are maintained schools or academies.

Our key services include:

  • School Organisation and Place Planning - Pupil Forecasting, school organisation proposals and identification of accommodation needs. For an update on primary and secondary school place planning and the current pressures facing the authority, please click below.

  • Asset Management for Schools - Detailed room schedules and plans, net capacity assessments, condition data, school repairs and maintenance programme.

  • Expansions and Build Projects - Project management, bid writing and development of proposals, procurement advice, budget monitoring and reporting. 

'Enjoy professional guidance and support throughout the entire life of a project from a trusted and reliable partner. TDA understands the needs of schools and is capable of providing a wide range of diversified services from a single supplier'.

To find out more about our completed projects please take a look at the case studies below:

Torquay Academy

Cockington Academy

White Rock Primary School

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For more infomation please contact: Clare Talbot, Schools Capital and Planning Manager - 01803 208220 or

Download our latest Heads Up! Schools Newsletter, featuring updates on capital projects as well as all the latest news: 

Torquay Academy Project