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St Helen's Catholic Primary School, Westcliff on Sea, Essex


SKARCHITECTS LTD were appointed by St Helen's School to assist in the works on a beautifully designed first floor extension providing six new classrooms, a studio and a central breakout area which doubled school's previous capacity.
The design intent was to produce a cost effective building that creates a stimulating learning environment. Where possible, passive systems were used for heating and ventilation, hence the inclusion of natural ventilation using wind catchers and sun pipes to direct natural light into the building.