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RIBA Stirling Prize 2015 finalist: Burntwood School by AHMM Video

9-Oct-2015 | By

The mature level-headed design of Burntwood is a progression from AHMM’s previous schools, says Felix Mara


Plymouth School of Creative Arts by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios

25-Sep-2015 | By Jay Merrick

It’s the calm chaos that disguishes this school, writes Jay Merrick

A to Z

AHMM’s schools A to Z

25-Sep-2015 | By Paul Monaghan

Having spent the past eight years designing schools, Paul Monaghan presents an ABC of the lessons he has learnt on the projects


School design: England

25-Sep-2015 | By Lee Bennett and James Jones

After the scrapping of BSF Liverpool developed a system for non-iconic, cost-effective schools, says Sheppard Robson’s school specialists


School design: Scotland

25-Sep-2015 | By Chris Malcolm

Ryder Architecture’s Chris Malcolm presents the practice’s work on the Scottish Schools for the Future (SSF) programme


School design: Wales

25-Sep-2015 | By Simon Trew

Procuring new schools in Wales is, for the most part, a relatively straightforward but nevertheless imperfect process, says Stride Treglown’s Simon Trew


Lairdsland Primary School, Kirkintilloch by Walters & Cohen Architects


Q&A with Angeline Robertson, partnerships director at Hub West Scotland, the private sector development partner in the joint venture which delivered Lairdsland Primary School in Kirkintilloch

Burntwood School by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

RIBA Awards 2015: School

18-Jun-2015 | By Helen Dorfman

Burntwood School principal Helen Dorfman tells of how they discovered that Allford Hall Monaghan Morris shared their vision for award-winning architecture

Regents Park School Walters and Cohen

Regent High School by Walters & Cohen


[#GREATSCHOOLS] Walters & Cohen’s Regent High School is a co-educational secondary school on a tight urban site in Somers Town in the London Borough of Camden

Graveney 6th Form

Graveney 6th Form by Urban Projects Bureau


[#GREATSCHOOLS] This new sixth form centre is one of a number of schemes by Urban Projects Bureau at Graveney School in south-west London

Goats Lee Primary School

Goat Lees Primary by Pellings


[#GREATSCHOOLS] Goat Lees Primary School was developed to address the needs of a growing population in Kennington, Ashford, Kent

UTC Cambridge

UTC Cambridge by Hawkins\Brown


[#GREATSCHOOLS] Hawkins\Brown’s UTC Cambridge required an innovative building to reflect its specialism in biomedical and environment science

schools essay

Essay: No future

2-Apr-2015 | By Nick Mirchandani, Sharon Wright

[#GREATSCHOOLS] Architect Nick Mirchandani and educationalist Dr Sharon Wright present a provocative essay on the flawed Priority Schools Building Programme

Bux house in Preston by Stephenson:ISA

Stephenson:ISA wins go-ahead for £8m country house

1-Apr-2015 | By

Roger Stephenson’s practice has won planning permission for this £8million private home on the outskirts of Preston

Sandal Magna Community Academy

School of hard knocks

13-Mar-2015 | By Mark Dudek

A new generation of austerity-era school buildings are set to fail because design has been squeezed out


St John Bosco Arts College by BDP

13-Mar-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

BDP’s St John Bosco Arts College is not a pretty building but it is quite remarkable, writes Owen Pritchard


Sacred Heart Catholic School by Cottrell & Vermeulen

10-Nov-2014 | By Ellis Woodman

Spared the constraint of having to build alongside a working school, Cottrell & Vermeulen was able to completely remodel thesite plan of Camberwell’s Sacred Heart Catholic School, writes Ellis Woodman. Photography by Anthony Coleman


Bond Bryan's school conversion of Alsop's The Public

7-Nov-2014 | By Owen Pritchard

Take a failed £72?million ‘quirky unorthodox art centre’ by Will Alsop. Shut it down after four years. Hire Bond Bryan to convert it into a school


RIBA Awards winners 2014: Schools

19-Jun-2014 | By Yeoryia Manolopoulou

RIBA Awards have been handed to four schools - a building type that symbolises our highest valuess says Yeoryia Manolopoulou


Kingswood School by Mitchell Taylor Workshop

14-Mar-2014 | By Simon Gould

Class of 2014: Kingswood School humanities building, Bath by Mitchell Taylor Workshop

#Great Schools round table

Making the case for #greatschools


An opportunity exists for an architect-led lobbying effort to promote good design, delivered at low cost, an expert roundtable concluded

Foster Wilson Quarry Theatre

Foster Wilson raises the curtain on £4.3m school theatre

16-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

Foster Wilson has created a new £4.3m performing arts centre for Bedford School and the local community by converting a listed Moravian church and minister’s house


Tower Hamlets' in-house team complete sixth-form centre

11-Nov-2015 | By Owen Pritchard

The architectural team at Tower Hamlets Council has completed this 609m² extension and revamp of Swanlea School’s sixth-form centre in Whitechapel, east London


Buckley Gray Yeoman completes £5.5m Highgate school extension

8-Oct-2015 | By

Buckley Gray Yeoman has unwrapped this extension to Channing School in Highgate, north London


Nottingham architecture students complete African pre-school Video

21-Sep-2015 | By

Architecture students at the University of Nottingham have completed this pre-school in a remote village in South Africa

St Paul\'s Drama Centre and Samuel Pepys Theatre by Nicholas Hare Architects

Nicholas Hare unveils £3.65m school theatre

9-Jul-2015 | By

Nicholas Hare Architects has completed this new theatre at St Paul’s School in Barnes

Stebon Primary School by Rivington Street Studios

Rivington Street Studio completes Passivhaus School

30-Jun-2015 | By

Rivington Street Studio has completed London’s first Passivhaus school

Hawkins\Brown Freemens School

Hawkins\Brown completes Surrey boarding school revamp

22-Apr-2015 | By

Hawkins\Brown has completed the overhaul of The City of London Freemen’s School in Ashtead, Surrey

Cottrell and Vermeulen Bellenden School

Cottrell and Vermeulen wins planning for new school

21-Apr-2015 | By

Cottrell and Vermeulen has won planning for this new-build school and nursery in Peckham Rye, London

Bux house in Preston by Stephenson:ISA

Stephenson:ISA wins go-ahead for £8m country house

1-Apr-2015 | By

Roger Stephenson’s practice has won planning permission for this £8million private home on the outskirts of Preston

Hopkins\' The Tom Wheare Music School at Bryanston

Hopkins completes another Bryanston School building

2-Mar-2015 | By

Hopkins has released new photos of its third scheme for Bryanston School in Dorset - the recently completed Tom Wheare Music School

Bell Phillips Skinners School

Bell Phillips bags go-ahead for £3.75m school extension

11-Dec-2014 | By Colin Marrs

Bell Phillips Architects has won planning permission for an extension to a Victorian secondary school in Kent


John McCall unwraps £2.2m Welsh youth enterprise centre

26-Nov-2014 | By

Liverpool-based John McCall Architects has completed this youth enterprise and education hub in Denbigh, north Wales

Hawkins\Brown UTC Cambridge

Hawkins\Brown completes 'unapologetic' cor-ten clad college

14-Nov-2014 | By

Hawkins\Brown has completed this £9 million technical college in Cambridge


Scott Brownrigg completes £10m college refurb

6-Nov-2014 | By

Scott Brownrigg has completed a ‘hub’ building and renovated three teaching blocks at North Hertfordshire College in Hitchin

Jestico + Whiles

Jestico + Whiles completes £1.4m school extension

4-Nov-2014 | By

Jestico + Whiles has completed this sixth form centre at Stoke Newington School in London