Tanner Kibble Denton Architects

Rainbow Street Public School

Bidjigal Country / Randwick
NSW Department of Education

This renewal of an existing primary school (1923) provides 40 Home Bases including four special needs facilities for 1000 students. The design extends the current school hall, introduces a new Covered Outdoor Learning Area (COLA), a canteen and an Out of School House (OOSH). facility. Rainbow Street also provides 31 new classrooms including four special purpose spaces. There is a dramatic increase in the size of the outdoor play space with landscaped areas for passive play, active sport and outdoor learning. TKD Architects worked with a specialist educational consultant to design learning spaces addressing new pedagogy advances providing a range of collaborative and directed learning environments.

Photography: Tyrone Branigan, Tom Ferguson and TKD Architects