Category Archives: Education

Channing School Phase I

19 August 2015

Phase I of the Channing School redevelopment project in Highgate, North London has completed providing new sports facilities and sixth form accommodation in modern brick-built buildings.   A new 4 badminton court sports hall sits below two of the three roof ridges, creating high quality indoor sports facilities for badminton, hockey, netball and cricket as well as a fitness suite, changing rooms and teaching rooms. Sixth form accommodation has been created in the upper floors of the third pitched volume and provides a new dedicated IT suite alongside a range of teaching spaces that create the opportunity for university-style seminar teaching sessions.   High quality materials were chosen throughout the project….

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Roedean School has been featured in the May 2015 edition of the iconic, Tatler Magazine!


BuckleyGrayYeoman’s 5-star transformation of the four main boarding houses have been named “The swankiest boarding houses in the world” by journalist Georgina Blackwell.


The full article is available to read by clicking through the images (right).

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The Sunday Times | Style

26 February 2015

“Using bold colour and cool british designers, Roedean has redefined boarding school for the 21st Century”, says journalist Giovanna Dunmall.     Following our recent completion of the Grade II listed boarding houses at one of the UK’s leading independent girls’ schools, BuckleyGrayYeoman’s interiors for Roedean School have been unveiled with an exclusive in The Sunday Times Style Magazine. This is the first time The Style Magazine has ran a full non-domestic interiors feature.   The article features a ‘Girl’s-Eye View’ which includes interviews with current students about how the refurbishment has changed the way they study & socialise, along with an interview with Annie Sheaf (former student and…

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Case Study: Forest School

28 November 2014

Following the completion of The Martin Centre for Innovation at Forest School, The Architects’ Journal Specification magazine has featured a 7-page case study on the building within their ‘Brick & Stone’ edition. The article looks at BuckleyGrayYeoman’s selection of the Petersen Tegl buff brick which was chosen to complement the existing variety of brickwork across the school.   The new-build project has been shortlisted within the Education category of the 2014 Architect of the Year Awards.      

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On 11th Nov, I was honoured to be asked to speak at the launch of the Hackney Council’s ‘Hackney 100’ apprenticeship programme, following the placement of our first apprentice, Darlington Nwosu from City Academy. The event was featured on the front page of Hackney Today.

By asking local businesses to take on apprentices, the programme aims to have a transformative effect on preparing young people for work in the future, especially those young people who do not have the social networks and opportunities to secure work placement opportunities. Unlike many other apprenticeships/work placements, each young person is paid the Living Wage.

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