Secondary education case studies
The clear brief for sustainability set by the local authority and close working with the school has created a building which is an innovative exemplar of sustainable design within a very restricted budget.
Northampton Academy has clear and visible circulation routes making navigation around the building straight forward and supervision easy. It also demonstrates how sustainability can be integrated into the design without resorting to bolt-on features or gimmicks.
The Design Quality Indicator (DQI) process highlighted specific requirements for this school, redesigned as part of Building Schools for the Future.
An innovative secondary school design that rises to the challenges of a tight urban site and a multilingual school population. Designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris.
An extensive two-phase refurbishment of a challenging site that became a Building Schools for the Future 'quick win' scheme for Sheffield City Council. Designed by Sheffield Design and Project Management.
This innovative school embodies a new direction in education, bringing together facilities for learning, health, arts, leisure and sport onto one site to create learning communities in line with the Every child matters agenda.
Eco-friendly design and sustainable living principles take centre-stage at the Academy of St Francis of Assisi, a joint-faith secondary school in Liverpool. Designed by Capita Percy Thomas.
The elliptical form of Shrewsbury School's auditorium and music school is well integrated into the school's mature parkland grounds. Designed by Pringle Richards Sharratt.
At Hayes School in Bromley, new elements have been added to old buildings to create a vibrant modern school complex with a strong identity. Designed by PCKO Architects.
Built to replace two high schools, the design of Blyth Community College reflects the school's teaching philosophies of informality, integration and transparency. Designed by Waring and Netts.
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