The Greatest School On Earth?
Headteacher Gary Spracklen shows how the principles of climate, creativity and collaboration help his school aspire to be the Greatest School on Earth.
Dr. Robert Dillon, author of The Space, is used to taking schools and the communities they serve way outside of their comfort zone. Here he explains how he gets his message across.
Planning Learning Spaces: A New Practical Guide For Architects, Designers And School Leaders
Murray Hudson, co-editor and contributing author explains why this book has come at a critical time.
Lessons From The Village Green!
If you thought learning could only take place in a classroom with four walls, 30 chairs and several tables, prepare to have your assumptions challenged. The Croft Primary School, part of The White Horse Federation Multi-Academy Trust (TWHF) in Swindon, an Outstanding primary school that opened in 2012, has created a stunning open learning space based around the idea of a village green.
Learning in Motion
The Frederiksbjerg School in Aarhus, Denmark is built for play: an experimental, standout innovative desisgn to create active learning spaces. In this school, walking is the least common form of movement. Aaron Hathaway explains why.
Building The Foundations Of Friendship
Irena Barker travelled with Gratnells MD, Murray Hudson on the latest A4LE Learning Spaces Live event in Copenhagen. Here they share their impressions of a school that puts friendship and wellbeing centre stage in their new school.
Three Bridges Academy, designed by architects Scott Brownrigg, has received numerous plaudits in the short time since it opened its doors in September 2018. Here Gareth Long of consultants the-learning-crowd explains how the school instructed the design team via an Education Design Brief.