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Issue 1.4

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LS 1.4 Editorial

With the Autumn term bringing dramatic headlines about the crisis in school places, the issue of how schools capital is spent is of growing concern to many. Coupled with an increased drive to open new types of school – UTCs, Studio Schools and Free Schools – and the fact we are now only 18 months away from an election, the re-launch of Learning Spaces could not be more timely.

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LS 1.4 Contents

What's in this issue?

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Learning to live with your new school

When the Aldridge Foundation built a new Academy in Brighton to replace an existing crumbling school, it had an unexpected impact on the students and local community as Honor Wilson-Fletcher MBE explains.

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Meeting the school places challenge

Steve Loughe on how ARK Schools, London Borough of Ealing and BAM have worked together to create a brand new primary school which delivers for its local community.

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Building Projects – Heaven or Hell?

Sister Anne-Marie Niblock, Headteacher of Notre Dame Girls R.C. School in the London Borough of Southwark recollects living through a new BSF project.

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Why good learning environments still matter

With current debates about how best to spend capital funding, Rachel Jones explains why carefully investing in the learning environment – physical and virtual - still makes educational sense.

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BIM for Schools- why?

The government have set targets for the adoption of BIM across all publically funded projects by 2016. Education and Justice are pathfinder departments. Helen Taylor asks what is BIM and why should schools care about it?

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The Third Teacher+

Christian Long of the Chicago based The Third Teacher+ education design consultancy describes how they challenge and plan for the future of learning and the environments that it may need.

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What do you want in your outdoor space?

As the need for more school places sees the outdoor areas in may schools squeezed to provide temporary accommodation, Juno Hollyhock gives some advice on how to get more from the space you have.

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Opportunities for participation and innovation - Learning from primary schools

John Waldron RIBA takes a look at how creative and collaborative smaller scale interventions are making a big difference to primary schools in the UK and abroad.

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Wright & Wright architects

Wright and Wright give an architect’s perspective on the importance of developing research and seeking out expert advice during the design process; including engagement with the users; and showing how comparisons can be drawn from existing experience and schools in operation.

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Changing Cultures by Changing Spaces

Lauren Ponder, Head of English at William Edwards School in Grays, Essex, describes how a training session in school, led by education change makers ‘Suklaa’, transformed teaching and learning in her classroom.

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Do It Yourself!

Andrew Siddall tells us how parent-power in one community has made a huge difference to the future of a primary school playspace.

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30/10/2013
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LS 1.4 Full issue

Download volume 1.4 of Learning Spaces here - free to our subscribers as the first issue since the magazine's long-awaited relaunch.

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27/01/2014
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