Baily Garner were appointed by Bluecoat Academy in Nottingham to assist with an EFA funding application to expand their existing 6th form provision. Following the successful bid, a new 6th form block was designed to adjoin an existing 6th form centre via a glazed link at ground and first floor level.
The new extension includes a large, multi-function space with moveable partitions, adaptable for use as a university style lecture theatre, exam room or venue for open evenings/assemblies. A large open plan social/dining area was created to link to the extended and improved catering facilities and to the first floor four new classrooms link to existing classroom provision in the old block.
Baily Garner were Architects and Employer’s Agent for this £1.6 million project, completed in September 2015 the new block has been well received by both students and teaching staff.