Chobham Academy

Dates:

2006-2010

Client:

Chobham Academy


Architect:

Avanti


Contractor:

Bouygues UK


Location:

Tower Hamlets, London

Description:

Chobham Academy is a new all-ages school in the London 2012 Olympic Park. Opening in September 2013 with a specialism in literature and the performing arts, it will serve the established local communities of Leyton and Stratford and the emerging community of the post-Games Park, both in and out of school hours. A central drum form connects two wings. These define space on a campus that is open, economical and sustainable. Chobham Academy will be run by the Harris Federation and is located at the north-eastern end of the Olympic village, now known as East Village.


Key FFE:

Facilities include lecture theatres, open resource spaces, ICT areas and a flagship Learning Resource Centre that enable pupils to focus on the development of their entrepreneurial skills. The facilities are also available to the local community.


Project Value:

£1,500,000


FFE Value:

£300,000


Number of Pupils:

75