Newhall School

This scheme included the new build primary and early years school located centrally with the Newhall housing development on the outskirts of Harlow in Essex. The design strives towards a high specification external finish to meet the masterplan developer’s aspirations for the development.

The school comprises 14 classrooms, a multi-use hall, catering kitchen, library and ancillary areas together with playground, car park and multi-use games area. The building is constructed using a two storey braced steel frame with exposed precast concrete floor and roof slabs to provide thermal mass. The early years school includes two classrooms and is also constructed using a single storey steel frame structure. The buildings incorporates a breathing buildings passive ventilation system and photovoltaic panels.