Mark Rutherford School Library

Our scheme provides for a new Space for Personalised Learning within the existing library zone of a busy Upper School.

Space4Pl is a Government backed multi-million pound series of projects as part of the Building Schools for the Future programme, with ten pilot schools across England to create, design, deliver and operate spaces which can support Personalised Learning.

The school’s focussed theme is to develop independent, confident and socially responsible young people through the use of flexible learning opportunities designed to build the experiences, understanding and skills through which they can define and realise their own success.

The scheme was developed through a series of project and briefing workshops with the school, concluding in an agreed strategy and project specification. The budget for the project was carefully controlled to ensure both critical factors of maximum efficiency and high quality were maintained throughout.

The scheme largely centred around an extensive internal fit out to dramatically transform the existing dull and cluttered library space into a fresh,