We have been involved with over 20 school projects ranging from £60m school redevelopments through to small interventions within existing grounds, in both the primary and secondary sectors.

Shirebrook Academy/ Stubbin Woods Special Needs School 2010 Suffolk One Sixth Form College 2011 Kings Science Academy 2013 Fir Vale & Shirecliffe Primary schools 2014 Shakespeare Primary School 2018
SHIREBROOK & STUBBIN WOODS SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOL Location: Shirebrook, Derbyshire Client: Derbyshire County Council Development of landscape proposals for a co-educational scheme with the new Shirebrook Academy and Stubbin Wood specialist SEN school on a shared site. Stubbin Wood is a school with 120 pupils with moderate to profound learning difficulties. Key design elements include a central courtyard and sensory gardens, allotment areas and outdoor teaching venues. To the main entrance a large drop off area and stacking for taxis is provided with canopy cover. Shirebrook Academy caters for 960 pupils aged 11-16 and up to 60 sixth form students. The steeply sloping topography has created a dynamic series of social spaces and sports facilities overlooking the town. The layout allows for community use out of hours of the all weather pitch and athletics facilities.


Dally Henderson  :  Landscape Design  :  Planning  :  Urban Design

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