Projects

The below list represents just a sample of the projects undertaken by the-learning-crowd.

However, between us we work with several of the UK's leading construction and architecture companies, international school groups, local authorities  etc, many of which are not listed below. 

2017 : Maadi British International School, Egypt : Supporting the school plan a strategic approach to expansion

2017 : New 10 storey free school - Bromley : Supporting the developer design this innovative school

2017 : Bidding - new school projects : Supporting contractors bidding on several new projects

2017 : Hollydale Primary School : Education Design Brief

2017: Chatmore British International School, Bermuda : Supporting a school expansion project

2016 : King's Group Academy : Supporting Academy leadership development

2016 : FE College expansion Scheme (London) : Working with architects on an FE expansion scheme- not identified for confidentiality reasons

2016 : Speaking events : Speaking at numerous conference events, including: Education, Construction Network, Museum of Architecture education event, ITT celebration event etc

2016 : Edron Academy, Mexico City  : leading a four day workshop in developing their 5 Year ICT strategy

2016 : ATAM Academy: Working with BAM through the design process for this new Academy

2016 : Guildford, UTC : Working with Galliford Try through the design process for this new UTC

2016 : Cardiff - New School in the West: Working with Cardiff CC in leading stakeholder engagements  in identifying priorities for the new secondary school

2016 : EUN ENABLE Evaluation  : Working with the EUN ENABLE project providing an independent evaluation of the project underway

2016 : Supporting Free School submissions Working with 2016 : Supporting Free School submissions Working wng Learning in writing and supporting new Free School bids for an academy chain.

2016 : EUN - Evaluating EUN ENABLE online programme  Evaluating the effectiveness of the online ENABLE anti bullying programme across the EU. 

2016 : 2016 : Knockroon New Campus  Project, Scotland - Working with architects: Sheppard Robson and schools   in developing a large additional shared campus scheme.

2016 : Strule New Campus  Project, Northern Ireland - Working with schools, the NI Government and contractors in developing a large additional shared campus scheme.

2016 : Eagle Farm Primary School- Working with Milton Keynes Council and Willmott Dixon in providing education advice for the design of a new 3 f.e. primate school.

2016 : Royal Borough of Greenwich- Writing a new Education Design Brief for a new 3.f.e. primary school building

2016 : Great Western Academy - Working with contractors bidding for a new large secondary Free School project

2016 : Eagle Farm Primary School - Providing education advice to the design process for a new school building

2016 : Modern Governor : Working with this online resource company to create new modules specifically for international schools prepare for inspection

2016 ; London Borough of Southwark - writing Education Design Briefs for new primary school building and new Pupil Referral Unit buildings 

2016 : NorthWest London College - Education Design Advice for new campus building

2016 : Free School bid support - working with Connecting Learning and ATT

2016 : Knockroon Campus, East Ayrshire, Scotland  - Education design / ICT support for this major new education project

2016 ; Excell3 - Providing financial advice for Free School bid

2016 : Strule Campus, Northern Ireland - Providing education design support as well as ICT advice

2016 : King's Group Academies - Supporting their work to open new academies in the UK

2015 - 2016 : Eastern High school, Cardiff - Education design support for the new school building, governance support and training as well as ICT visioning advice 

2015 / 2016 : Knightsbridge Schools International - Developing a series of Schedules of Accommodation for potential new schools around the world

2015 : Portsmouth UTC - Education design advice to new building

2015 : Kings College, Panama - Pre ISI inspection workshops

2015 : King's College Schools - Murcia & Alicante Pre inspection preparation and workshops

2015 : Future schools - Co-Editor and contributor to new RIBA book 'Future Schools - Innovative Design for Existing and New Buildings'

2015 : LL Primary Free School - Wrote and designed education section of Free school bid.

2015 ; Milton Keynes - Asked to support the Local Authority with the development of an additional two new school schemes

2015 - June / July  winning numerous bids to support the design of a major new all through school (Birmingham: King Solomon International Business School (Skanska), Wolverhampton: New Sikh Free School (Skanska), Crewe: New UTC (BAM), Sheffield: New UTC (BAM), Slough, Ditton Park Academy (Galliford Try), Bracknell Forest: Binfield Learning Village, (Morgan Sindall)   

2o15 - Qatar Academy - successful bid to bid major extension for Qatar Academy, the flagship academy for the Qatar Foundation

2015 Chosen by Qatar Foundation as preferred Education Planner for new school projects

2015 - Ruth Gorse Free School - working successfully with BAM providing education advice for this bid for the largest Free School in the UK

2015 - King's Group - Leading Academy and Free School work in the UK for this leading international school group

2015 : International school preparation for International School Inspection for schools in Spain (Alicante and Murcia) and Panama

2015 : New College Swindon Free School - Wrote and designed education section of successful Free school bid.  Winning status confirmed by DfE.

2015 - Knightsbridge Schools International - development of generic schedules of accommodation fo several different size schools

2015: New School design support - working with Milton Keynes Local authority and Willmott Dixon  on six new school projects

2015 - Malorees infants and Junior School - supporting and advising on the expanion project to expand and link the infants and junior school.

2015: London Borough of Southwark: Continuing to support design aspect of  Keyworth, Phoenix, and Bellenden primary schools.

2014: Transforming School Environments - working with Connecting Learning on a whole Academy Professional Development Day in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

2014: New schools bid Win - working with BAM Construction Ltd we have been successful in winning a £38million project for four new school building projects in Hull and East Riding.  (see News section)

2014: Primary School Design Project - Writing the Education Design Brief for a new 3 form entry primary school project with Studio Egret West architects.

2014: ICT Vision Workshops and Reports  - for two new build primary school projects - London Borough of Southwark

2014: EUN - Evaluation Project - as part of our role on the EUN Evalustion Framework, we have just completed an EUN evaluation of the EU Living Schools Lab project 

2014: Primary School Design Support - Providing education support throughout the design process for five new primary school projects in the London Borough of Southwark - including total new build, expansion and refurbishment projects. 

2014: Priority Schools Bids - Educationalists for three Priority Schools Bids, working with BAM construction company.  (Yorkshire, Midlands and Hull & East Riding)

2014: Governing Body Support Project - for a primary school considering doubling in size from 2 form entry to four four entry

2014 - Free School Education Support -  Education Advisors for Free School Application for the Great Western Free School, working with New College, Swindon. 

2014: School Bid Projects - Education Advisors to construction giants: Galliford Try and architects; Scott Brownrigg bidding to win a tender process  to build two new primary schools and two secondary extension schemes in the London Borough of Redbridge.  We are also bidding with construction company BAM on a bidding process for a number of new schools in the north of England.  

2014: Gratnells 'Learning Rooms' Project - Working with Gratnells to develop a new online project based on developing ideal learning rooms in schools 

2014: London Design and Engineering University Technical College - Commissioned to write Education Vision and Education Design Brief for major  sponsors; Thames Water and the University of East London. with ongoing support.  

2014 Woodard Academies Trust - Undertaking education visioning work, and evidencing demand for a new Free School in Feltham with St George's Church. 

2013- onwards Editors - Learning Spaces - the-learning-crowd have taken over the editoriship of the online magazine 'Learning Spaces' - the second edition comes out in February

2013 London Borough of Southwark - Writing ten Educational Design Briefs for new build, extension and refurbishment primary school schemes

2013 Educate Together - working on Academy Bids with this Irish Education Company

2013 - 2014 Kings College School, Madrid - Preparing for Inspection workshops, and CPD sessions during the course of four visits 

2013 - onwards;  EU Schoolsnet - selected as Framework contractor for evaluation of EU funded education projects

2013 - onwards: Learning Spaces - Editorship of this on-line publication deidcated to learning environments

2013 - onwards: Knightsbridge School International - creation of generic Education Design Briefs, reflecting KSI vision 

2013 - 2014: Rydens Enterprise School and Sixth Form College (Surrey) New Build Project - Consultant Educationalist role for design process

2013 Albion Primary School, (London)  - New Build Project

2013 - 2014 Tottenham University Technical College (London) - New Build Project / Chair of Design Group

2013 - ongoing: Knightsbridge Schools International (Mauritius) - New Build all through private international School - Education Design Brief (Architects: HOK) 

Rainbow School (Beyond Autism Charity) - Report on School Premises and Priorities for Action

Malorees Infants / Junior Schools (London) - Expansion Scheme

Suklaa (UK) - Blue Sky Classrooms concept development and implementation

NETGEAR (UK) - Educational Consultancy and BETT Show Support 

Langbourne Primary School (Southwark) - Extension and Refurbisment Scheme (Architects: Architype)

Barry Island Primary School (Wales) - Innovative Learning Area extension scheme

Cardinal Pole School (London) - Support Staff restructure report and proposals

VS Education Furniture (Germany) - Introduction to schools catalogues

College Merthyr Tydfil - trouble shooting science lab designs

Lyndhurst Primary School (London) - Extension and Refurbisment Scheme (Architects: Cottrell & Vermeulen)

International School of London (London and Surrey) - Expansion and Refurbishment Scheme (Architects: ASK PLanning)

Gloucester Primary and Cherry Gardens SEN School Co-location (London)  Co-location /New Build / Refurbishment Scheme  (Architects: Curl la Tourelle)

The College Merthyr Tydfil, (Wales) - redevelopment of new Science Department proposals

London Borough of Southwark (Expansion Options review of 75 Primary schools)

Sadarah Secondary School,  (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia) - New build project - design proposal troubleshooting (Archiects:  Germany)

Southwark Park Primary School (London) - Refurbishment / New Build scheme

Class of Your Own (UK) - Contribution to curriculum development of 'Design, Engineer Construct' curriculum

Welsh Government: Heads of the the Valleys Education Project - Report and Action Plan on transformation of learning in the HOVEP

Newlands (formerly Bredinghurst) EBD School (Peckham) - new build project (Archiects: Wright amnd Wright)

SILS 3 - Pupil Referral Unit, (London) Total Refurbishment project (Architects: Cottrell & Vermeulen)

American Creativity Academy, (Kuwait) - consultancy / report on expansion options and phasing for this private international school

St Saviours and St Olaves C of E Girls School (London) - Extension and Refurbishment Project (Architects: The AoC)

St Micheals and All Angels Academy, Camberwell (London) - New Build Project (Architects: AHMM)

Stevenson High School (Chicago, USA) - Professional development / workshops on potential sceince labratory designs)  (OwP/P - Cannon Design, Chicago)

Highshore SEN School (Peckham)  - New Build project (Architects: AHMM)

Notre Dame R C Girls School (London) - Extension and refurbishment project (Architects: Cottrell & Vermeulen)

St Ambrose R C School (Manchester) - New Build project  (JM Architects)

BSF Projects (UK): Sandwell, Blackburn, Hull, Ealing, Hertfordshire, Derby City, Oldham - Multiple new build projects (Architects - multiple)

Clifton Hunter High School, (Cayman Islands) with designs for John Gray High School, Beulah Smith High School, George Town Primary School) - New Build Projects  (Architects: Fielding Nair International, (Minneapolis)  for concept work, Cannon Design (Chicago)