ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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In 2010, the Elementary School extended with ten additional classrooms to cater for the Kindergarten and specialist classes including a music room. Elementary School has high volume areas that have natural light and a lot of space.

The new playground was built to enhance the experience of elementary students by providing them with more space to play with exceptional new slides and jungle gyms. Ablutions were constructed with natural materials to encourage natural light and cater for South African weather.

In 2010 the first phase of construction began which included an additional wing to the Elementary School. 10 additional spacious classrooms were added including specialist music and art spaces. Adding volume  and height to the buildings increased the amount of natural light in the spaces, helping the building be more energy efficient. Contemporary changes to existing architecture was adopted to allow for an integration between the old and new buildings and these were successfully integrated together.

In 2016 major changes were made to the Elementary playground which included bathroom ablutions for that area. The playground was developed within the confines of working between an identified wetland area and future program needs in the form of a synthetic running track. Additional challenges included construction over terrain with severe changes in natural ground levels. The playground was developed as a series of terraces that used the natural sloping ground levels to its best advantage. Specific equipment that could be used to maximize this was selected in the form of concrete slides, climbing walls, and rope climbing embankments. Equipment was chosen and selected to cater for multiple age groups and would offer students multiple growing and gross motor skill opportunities.  The playground has a balance of positive and negative space which included elements of natural play equipment, quiet spaces for exploration and reading and eating spaces.

 

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Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.

Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


Together we dare to imagine, inspire to succeed and courageously make a difference.


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