DESIGN ELEMENT

4. A series of separate, but connected, diverse use spaces

DESCRIPTION

A mix of some small areas designed for a few children, and larger areas for bigger groups

PURPOSE AND EXPLANATION OF MECHANISM

  • To create areas that can be used equally well for play as for teaching

  • To foster cooperative play

  • To reduce bullying and opportunities for conflict

  • To provide for quiet spaces for individual play and learning without feelings of isolation and anxiety

  • To better cater to the wide variety of learning dispositions of our tamariki

  • To provide for the concept of an outdoor classroom