Case Study

Churchward SEN School

Design and construction of new 75-place special educational needs school for pupils aged 11-19 years with Autistic Spectrum Conditions and/or Social Communication Interaction Difficulties.

The new school provides a blend of therapeutic supportive rooms alongside general classroom spaces designed to support the academic, social, and emotional progress of the students. The single storey building includes sensory rooms, air-conditioned calm rooms attached to each classroom and low noise building services. The external landscaping includes sport and habitat areas as well as fenced de-escalation zones.

Provided Design Management support consisting including management of the design team; development of the Information Required Schedule (IRS) and Integrated Design Management Programme; design support and advice to Commercial Surveyors and Buyers on technical issues in particular the procurement of sub-contractor packages; assisted with scoping of sub-contractor packages chaired and documented Design Team Meetings and sub-contractor workshops; created and managed the project planning conditions tracker, assisted with the management of planning condition discharge; liaised with the client in the review of design information and material samples; samples schedule ensuring approval in line with the programme; review of building techniques and proposed alternatives to the project team and design team: management of common data environment information, utilizing the workflows and commenting tool, closing out key actions and assisted in the management of final issue drawings for the O&M Manual.

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