Haverstock has been appointed to design Harpenden Free School a primary school for children aged 4-11 in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. The School is currently based in a fourteenth century tithe barn in a beautiful rural location on the outskirts of Harpenden. It will move to a brand new purpose built school building located in central Harpenden in September 2014.
Stanley Park High was announced as one of the three winners in the Education category of the New London Awards at the NLA annual lunch on 10th July. The New London Awards recognise the very best in architecture, planning and development in the capital. The jury looked for schemes of the highest design quality and awarded those that demonstrate a positive impact on their surroundings and make a wider contribution to life in the city.
Whitecross Hereford High School has scooped first prize in the Test of time (education) category at the 2012 British Council for School Environments (BCSE) awards for best practice in UK design and construction of schools. Commenting on the awards, Nusrat Faizullah, chief executive of the BCSE, highlighted that “Whitecross High is amongst the best of our schools – those which have buildings that meet the needs of our teachers and children. As well as highlighting excellence, these awards are a big ‘thank you’ to all those helping to improve our schools.”