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Tree Sculpture on Roof. Photo: Euan Adamson. Dalry Primary School, Scotland.

Primary Space - Dalry Primary School, North Ayrshire, Scotland

In a unique approach to school design this project began from a concept of the building itself as a learning tool. The aim was to create a building that teaches and delivers the curriculum by use of its structure - the notion of “imbedded intelligence” - whilst making an amazing place that children really enjoy.

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Untitled, Giuliano Mauri, 1999 Stour Valley Art Project, King’s Wood, Kent. Photo: Sandra Drew.

Stour Valley Art Project

Stour Valley Arts Project involved an annual major commission by an international artist, supported by an artist-led education programme, apprenticeships for students to work with the resident artist, and student bursaries to make new site-specific work.

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Experimental Playground Week, led by artist Hattie Coppard, 2000. Daubeney Primary School, London E5. Photo: Hattie Coppard.

Daubeney Primary School

Hackney Wick Public Art Programme commissioned artist Hattie Coppard to work with Daubeney Primary School to develop a creative programme of consultation and participation, leading to ideas for improvements to the school playground.

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