Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in education construction

Turning a roof into a unique learning space

Abington Vale Primary School's rooftop conversion will become a space for local groups to work

Posted by Hannah Vickers | May 18, 2017 | Outdoors

Work has started on rooftop conversion. Abington Vale Primary School’s rooftop will be turned into a unique and inspiring outside learning environment.

In 2013, using GSSArchitecture’s innovative design, Stirling House was transformed from unoccupied three storey office accommodation into a contemporary learning environment for Abington Vale Primary School. The development has provided a range of flexible teaching facilities and increased the opportunity for a creative curriculum, which will be further enhanced by the new rooftop space.

The new rooftop conversion will allow local groups from the arts, drama, music, sports and the environment, working both independently and collaboratively, to support the social, emotional and personal development of children and families in Northampton.

Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and stay ahead with the latest news in education construction

Related stories

Rugby School get the go-head for new boarding house

New Corby development to provide 420 new school places

National College for Motorsport plans £1.5m expansion

Cedars Academy celebrates opening of new building

Wigston Academy begins campus redevelopment

Royal Latin pupils' new Science Discovery Centre opens

Northants school takes shape

New art gallery for Leicester

£30 million residences for Hull

Assa Abloy supplies school project

Market place - view all

S&C Slatter

S&C Slatter have over 20 years experience as specialists in constru...

Leafield Environmental

A specialist range of recycling bins and litter bins for external a...

Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is the UK's national fire saf...

Meru networks

Meru began with a vision that sooner rather than later most enterpr...

Red sky

We’re the UK’s leading independent solar installer, hel...

Interface

Interface is a global leader in the design and manufacture of susta...