Maritime Academy, Frindsbury

Maritime Academy is a Sustainability Pilot scheme for the DfE; it is a 6FE Secondary school of c.9,500 m2 and will accommodate 1150 pupils (900 pupils + 250 Sixth Form). Developed as a modified ‘superblock’ format, the school also provides a community sports centre. It is a user-centred design with health and wellbeing at the heart of the proposals, with strong visual and physical connections to a rich external landscape which features enhanced bio-diversity, and excellent levels of comfort for the building users.