Inspiring teachers are often the reason behind truly extraordinary learning experiences and cherished childhood memories. However, inspiring classrooms and learning spaces can also play a vital role in capturing imaginations and mastering crucial skills.
Check out our rundown of these inspiring, stimulating and exciting learning spaces.
The Windermere School, in the Lake District National Park, has three of these incredible tree-top classrooms. The eco-friendly classroom pods stand on wooden stilts connected by a centre deck made from recycled materials.
Photograph: Windermere School
Photograph: Kate Gorely
This bright and cheerful classroom design will help to enthuse and engage students. Use of bright colours and natural light in a learning environment is thought to increase mental alertness whilst the configuration of furniture ensures all student can see and hear their Teacher at all times.
This is a fantastic example of an immersive learning space that can become anything or anywhere! Light, sound and projection facilites in this room make it ideal for performing arts as it can be changed in an instant to create the perfect setting for engaging, experiential lessons.
When faced with an increasing student population, Feltonfleet school in Cobham soon realised it needed more space. Rather than extend existing buildings they decided upon an eco-friendly treehouse learning space and found it to be a cost effective and sustainable way to extend teaching space.
Photograph: Blue Forest