Minster School ‘Outstanding’

Penoyre & Prasad’s design for Minster School in Nottingham, has been identified by Ofsted inspectors as contributing to its recent ‘Outstanding’ status. Quotes from the school’s Ofsted report last November mentioned in particular, the design of the school campus More

New term for Belfairs

Penoyre & Prasad’s latest school, Belfairs in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex welcomed pupils back to school this week. The project comprises a 1300 place high school plus a small adult education centre. Arranged around three learning hubs, each with a central More

Wren Academy

Is design a worthwhile investment when it comes to education budgets? Can good design add value to the experience of pupils and teachers in our schools. Can it improve outcomes? Against the continuing debate, fuelled by controversial headlines, the visual More

Wren Academy

Staff and students have now moved into Wren Academy, a dynamic new learning environment for over 900 11 to 16 year olds. Built on a restricted site in Finchley, the design creates a unique campus with a distinctive character More

Civic Trust recognition for Merchants’ Academy

The Merchants’ Academy, Bristol received a commendation in the 2010 Civic Trust Awards. The project, which features extensive external areas for use by the wider community and which also won an RIBA award in 2009, was described by the More

Carbon-negative exemplar gets planning permission

Planning permission has just been granted for Penoyre & Prasad’s scheme to turn an unkempt piece of Metropolitan Open Land in North London into an exemplar carbon-negative development. A new school and nursery, plus refurbished youth centre will all More

Competition win

Penoyre & Prasad have won a limited competition to design two new primary schools for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. The Primary Capital Programme project will provide an inspirational environment for teaching, learning and community cohesion for two More