The City Academy
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In Brief

Client:
The City Academy

Location:
Bristol

Construction value:
£22,500,000

Completion:
November 2005

 

A New City Academy for 1,250 pupils including sixth form and provision for 36 Special Educational Needs students. The school offers specialisms in sports and arts and provides a wide range of sports and leisure facilities for the local community, including a new indoor 40 x 60 metre sports hall.

The design concept of six specialised 'villages' breaks down the City Academy into more cohesive and manageable communities, promoting a stronger sense of belonging, responsibility and accountability among students, teachers and parents.

The team developed an exciting curriculum plan and design to create a stimulating and progressive learning environment for the 'school' and 'community', seen as a benchmark scheme within the Academy programme.

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