Gillingstool & New Siblands

Sector

Primary Schools
SEN Schools

Services

Architect & Lead Designer
Sub-contracted Design Team

Client

S. Gloucestershire County Council
Turner & Townsend

Value

£12,000,000

Contract

OGC Framework

Awards

BCSE Finalist ‘Inspiring School’

Innovations

Inclusivity
Flexibility to Alter Mode of Use
Pooled Circulation and Halls

Sustainable Features

‘Excellent’ BREEAM
Bio-mass Boilers
Super Insulation/Low Air Leakage
Natural Ventilation and Daylighting
Solar Water Heating

Concept

Gillingstool and New Siblands School houses two schools under one roof. The school caters for special needs and a 210 place primary school also. Largely one storey, the school has some accommodation for staff use on first floor level in addition to general teaching, sensory and Hydrotherapy Pool spaces. The school includes a large open hall that can be divided into performing arts and sports spaces as well as dining.