Abbots Green Community Primary School

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Building typeSchool
Building Agepost 2000
Location
Cost of work2350000
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
FeaturesSolar Hot Water Heating,Solar PV Panels,Green Sedum Roof,Rainwater Harvesting,Insulation and Glazing,Ventilation Systems

Introduction

Abbots Green Community Primary School is located in the market town of Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk.

 
The school which opened in September 2005  currently has 260 pupils aged from 3 to 9 years.  Within the school is a 12-place Specialist Support Centre for children with complex needs and a 52-place nursery was added to the school building in 2010.
 
In September 2010 Abbots Green became a two form entry school. Our school will continue to grow as future Reception year groups will each be made up of two classes. Further building works were completed in August 2012 to accommodate our growing number of pupils.
 
Our eco-friendly school building includes solar panels, a rainwater harvesting system, sedum covered roof, and walls insulated with recycled newspaper.
 
Within the school you will find excellent facilities including a modern ICT suite, a well stocked library, a sensory room featuring bubble tubes and mirror balls, and a large multi-purpose school hall.
 
The fabulous outdoor environment features a friendly giant sculpture as well as wooden houses for play and outdoor learning, gym trails and sensory paths. We have a ball court and a very large school field with two football pitches.

The school's eco-friendly building opened in September 2005, and its features includes solar panels, a rainwater harvesting system, sedum covered roof, and walls insulated with recycled newspaper. For more information about this exciting building see this summary.

Sustainability Features

Design Process

Grants

Green Lifestyle

Evaluation

Suppliers and professional services used

Consultant Team: Suffolk County Council

Awards

  • RIBA East 2007 Spirit of Ingenuity Award  
  • National RHS Award (Britain in Bloom scheme)    
  • Civic Trust Award

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Where is Abbotts Green Primary School?

52.248 0.753