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Library Design Award 2012 presentation by Front Lawn Junior School, Havant.

Library Design Award 2012 presentation by Front Lawn Junior School, Havant.

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Front Lawn Junior School SLDA 2012 Front Lawn Junior School SLDA 2012 Presentation Transcript

  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Introduction Background and Vision Design SummaryLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Library area – basic / unattractive Few Books – old, no Library service books No Technology Funds – demand exceeds supply Deprivation area – little home reading, reading skills low Little interest in school library- not ‘go to’ by choice’ GOVERNERS/STAFF DRIVEN TO CHANGE CULTURE AMBITIOUS & INNOVATIVE VISION EMBARKED ON DESIGN JOURNEYLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL VisionDesire to create a library- attractive, interesting , peaceful yet alive - children visit by choice, to read, investigate & learn - make reading irresistible, a pleasure and fun - had multi purpose capability - continuity & commonality WANTED LIBRARY & LEARNING CENTRE LIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Design Embarked on ‘Our Journey’ • Allocated Funding, Desire and Enthusiasm • Consultations • Brainstorming • Innovative Ideas & Creativity • Resources • Space ManagementLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Design FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL LIBRARY FLOOR PLAN ‘Discovery’ ‘Hotdesk’ corner Formal computers (fossils/rocks work ) 3 /meeting area 1 Library / 2 Areas 1 2 • Quiet Reading • Group Reading 4 • Displays • Visitor Talks Soft seating areas • Hands On Activities • Technology Computer • Research area Work desks LEFT SIDE – IT AREA AND DISCOVERY ZONE RIGHT SIDE – QUIET LIBRARY/READING AREAFish tanks numbered 1 – 4 Separated by central archway LIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Design Decision to – use skills available to us - use resources ‘in situ’ as base …books/computers/desk units - buy budget items and refurbish - increase book stock from donations/ ‘boot sales’ Allowing us - to focus available spend on furnishings/lighting/decoration - library contract with SLS / junior librarian.net software - Artefacts - Signage - Fish TanksLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Design Library given two ‘Key Themes’ 1. PEOPLE, PLACE & TIME 2. ASPIRE & ACHIEVE•Our Children, Here & Now•Library involves authors past/present,nationalities, places, history and recentinnovations which all revolve around Through Increased Knowledge PEOPLE, PLACE & TIME ASPIRE & ACHIEVE LIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOLLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Children’s Reaction I love going on the ComputersOur Library looks exciting and inviting. It is well organised and colourful LIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL Visitor/Parent ReactionsThe Library at Front Lawn has gone through a complete transformationand is now a modern, attractive space which has incorporatedinnovative design features where the computers and access to onlineInformation sources complement the print resources and vice versaFantastic facility, very welcoming and user friendlyA really lovely learning environment. I wish I had all this when I was at schoolA fantastic array of books, gems and general interest like the giant mapand time zonesExtremely attractive and inspiring library. Good use of visual stimulus usingquotes and artefacts. Excellent positioning within school which allows immediateattraction upon entry. It is well presented with good use of space. It displaysexcellent geographical elements linking to global citizenship which allowsChildren to enjoy the area whilst linking to school thesis. Overall a fantasticlibrary & by far one of the best we have seen in schools LIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL SummaryLiteracy in life is essential - Confident Readers & CommunicatorsEncourage reading through ChoiceMake library an inviting place to be with many usesGet Children happy in surroundings and confident with book skillsTransition to Senior school & public library seamlessChildren confident visiting bookshops / librariesDue to the Vision, Skills , Efforts , Dedication of people on thistable…all foundations now in place, …library is alive …achieving resultsChildren’s confidence , enjoyment and literacy levels rising.LIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD
  • FRONT LAWN JUNIOR SCHOOL SummaryLIBRARY PRESENTATION 10/12 – SLA LIBRARY DESIGN AWARD