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Building on live school sites

How to overcome the practical challenges – and enhance the curriculum.

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22/02/2011
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Connective tissue

The Community College, Whitstable has reorganised its existing campus in line with cutting edge pedagogical developments. Matt Hayes explains.

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22/02/2011
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Contents

Contents for issue 1.1.

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Converting to an academy : the issues

Thinking of converting your school to an academy? Take a look through Graham Burns’ comprehensive guide to the conversion procedures.

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22/02/2011
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Cutting edge technology transforms education

Schools in the Sunderland BSF project have benefitted from a range of consultancy services including civil and structural design, mechanical and electrical services, fire engineering, flood risk, ecology and BREEAM assessment.

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22/02/2011
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Editorial

Editorial for issue 1.1.

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22/02/2011
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Case Study: Enhancing the human spirit

With the value of good design in boosting education being diminished by the current Government, now’s the time to explore how the design of St Luke’s Primary School is creating new educational opportunities and inspiring a whole community. Jonathan Hines and Leah Dempsey report.

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22/02/2011
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Fulfilling the access requirement

How do we approach modifying school buildings to ensure they are inclusive? Jane Simpson provides some answers.

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22/02/2011
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Cover

Cover page for issue 1.1.

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Subscription Form

Subscription form for Learning Spaces.

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22/02/2011
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Living history

The replacement for Sandal Magna Community Primary School is a flagship eco-school that pays homage to its Victorian past. Sarah Wigglesworth explains.

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22/02/2011
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Case Study: Re-cycled architecture

How an award-winning sports hall was created from thirty re-cycled shipping containers. Ruth Taylor reports.

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22/02/2011
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News

News for Issue 1.1. Including 'End of BSF to affect achievement?' and 'The future of CABE.'

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22/02/2011
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Outdoor learning a hit with pupils

In this second article, we look at how the transformation was implemented – and created a delighted response.

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22/02/2011
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Plugging the budget gap

With BSF on the scrapheap and the government’s cuts biting hard, schools are looking round for new sources of funding. Joell Mayoh looks at some of the schemes on offer.

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22/02/2011
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Time for a decent schools standard?

Post-BSF, it’s time to employ a rational approach to school building, argues Rachel Jones.

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22/02/2011
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How to read architects' drawings #1

Chris French explains, in the first of five articles, how to understand the visual language architects use to express their ideas (and confuse their clients) After this series, you need never be afraid…

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10/03/2017
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How to read architects' drawings #2

This is the second of five articles by Chris French for anyone thinking of building at their school, which will take clients through all the drawings sent by the architect and his team and explain their relevance. This issue will deal with floor plans, followed by sections and elevations, service drawings and finally models, computer generated images and artists’ impressions in later issues.

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10/03/2017
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How to read architects drawings #5

This article is the fifth and final part of a series of articles about understanding architects’ drawings, with a focus on Visualisations and how to best use them to benefit a school plan.

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10/03/2017
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