Vision, Teamwork and a Few Pounds
The value of a good site manager and team spirit can never be over-estimated when trying to make-over a large comprehensive with a small purse. Val Duffy-Cross of Langley School in Solihull explains how they did it.
Creating an Effective Brief
In the first issue of the Newsletter we looked at how to put together the development team of stake-holders and to work out a project timetable to produce the fnal contract. Ty Goddard, Managing Director of School Works explains how to construct the most critical aspect – the Design Brief.
A place to grow
Gary Burns says Learning through Landscapes believe that all schools should plan for the complete outdoor learning environment, and shows how it can be done.
A message from Jacqui Smith
It is common sense! To learn effectively, children need clean, comfortable, well-equipped school buildings.
Jill Stuart had known then what she knows now about building a new PFI school things could have been a lot easier.
Balfour Beatty Refurbishment’s specialist education Division are currently active at 14 Schools in London and the south East.
Personalised Learning Swedish Style
Kunskapsskolan, a private school operator in Sweden has pioneered personalised learning and developed school buildings which are ft for this purpurse. It has a lot to teach the UK, thinks Andrew Beard.
Futuristic Teaching tool
Kingsmead is no ordinary school. It demonstrates a remarkable level of environmental ambition, and the achievements are backed up with statistics.
Who really understands Sustainability?
Cath Basilio, Senior Architect with Sheffeld City Council unpicks the trendy and superfcial concepts of sustainability to discover its radical promise for schools.