Especially at this time of year it is advised to check gutters, downpipes, valleys and parapets and ensure all rainwater is being safely discharged to the ground and into drains. Regular maintenance to unblock gutters and remove leaves should be undertaken after the last of the autumn leaves have fallen and any cracks to rainwater goods either repaired or replaced.
Defective areas of pointing and flashings should be checked and replaced or repaired to prevent further water ingress. Seals around window and door frames must also be checked and repaired as necessary.
By carrying out the above process you will reduce the likelihood of any significant damage and water ingress. Completing some simple maintenance checks could have some substantial savings in the longer term for the school