The Tooley & Foster Partnership won in a limited competition, this flagship project for a new Voluntary Aided Primary School for the Progressive Jewish Community in the London Borough of Redbridge. In addition to the DfES and LEA requirements, the brief called for flexibility of use by the local community.
The site for Clore Tikva was a vacated allotment surrounded mainly by residential buildings. The new complex comprises a Nursery and double-entry Reception, Infants and Junior Schools.
A number of environmental and energy saving devices have been incorporated, including a passive ventilation system, low energy light fittings, solar panels, rainwater recycling system and use of recycled materials in the landscaped and external play areas.
- Selected by CABE (Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) as an Exemplar School Building to be included in the CABE Library
- Runner up, Colourcoat Building Awards 2002
- Published in Architects’ Journal 2002