Tuesday, 10 January 2012

The finished studios

Just one or two photos of the finished product before we bring in the resources, furniture and people!
The description of each photo is below:

courtyard looking from the hall towards studio 1

the centre stage!

our library 'spark bar'

bag stores outside each studio - the coloured boxes serve as part of our recycling solution

the senior leaders office looking on to the library

the other end of the bench in the senior leaders office

the meeting room adjacent to the senior leaders office

our reception desk

the board room

the corridor to the sick bay and accessible toilet

looking through the reception office towards the front desk

Nadine's office - check out all the cupboards!

and even more cupboards!

our photocopy room - the purple pipes are for 'grey water', part of our environmental awareness

the accessible toilet and shower

lockers for staff who wish to cycle to school and shower on arrival

sick bay beds

our treatment room - or 'triage'

our board room 

staff toilets with airblades - another environmental choice

staff lounge

staff lounge - looking towards the huge whiteboard

staff lounge looking out onto the internal courtyard

staff cubbies - believe it or not we will eventually need all of these!

looking across the courtyard to the hall

looking towards studio 3

looking towards studio 2

staff and visitors chatting outside reception

looking towards the library

inside the library

our library courtyard - lucky kids being able to sit out here with a book

'spark bar'

teacher resource area

work space and cupboards in the teacher resource area

our amazing hall floor - 5 layers of material!

badminton and volley ball markings on the hall floor

looking towards the kitchen

sick bay beds about to be made up

senior leaders moving in - so much for the mantra of the tidy office space!

bins, baskets and trolleys for moving

our child friendly reception desk

some resources and archives being stored in the executive office

coffee time!

just one or two boxes being unpacked! (maths resources)

our art supplies have been kindly unpacked and put away

studio with the three rooms identified by colour

the performance room with THAT green wall!

red room for individual, introspective learning

orange room for interpersonal, collaborative learning

green room for hands-on, experiential learning

fabulous window seats - inside and out


  1. CONGRATULATIONS to you all! This space is inspiring! I would love to teach and love to learn here! What a very special learning space!

  2. Thank you Anne, we are very lucky as teachers to have such an amazing space and know that our learners are going to have an inspired year with us this year.