Every school benefits when staff and students are well equipped to thrive.
Schools turn to Harwyn to solve space issues across all areas of education needs. Some recent examples and applications for use across education are:
- Music room
- Staff room
- Collaborative space
- After School care space
- Counseling and therapy room
- Inclusive space
- Specialist teaching space
- STEM / STEAM Hub
- Drama Hall
- First Aid Room
- Uniform Shop
Lowther Hall like many schools have an ever expanding music program. There was a space that was not in use and has been fully activated by the installation of 4 Harwyn music rooms to create a smart music village that has livened up the area. Click here to read project details and testimonial from the client.
As Yarra Valley Grammar continues to expand the Drama and Music departments, they were looking for a company that could provide a solution. Jane McNeil – Corporate Services Manager at Yarra Valley Grammar said: “Harwyn was the stand out organisation which could supply custom built, attractive rehearsal spaces in a relatively short time frame.” Read the full testimonial detailing the experience of working with Harwyn here.
Harwyn was approached to provide 4 classrooms for PLC and in the words of Hamish Blair the school’s Business Manager:
“When it arrived, yes it’s a Harwyn Pod but when you step through the door, it actually looks and feels like any other PLC classroom. High quality, it’s a flexible learning space. The teachers can come in and there is a familiarity. ” Learn more about the project here.
The latest addition to the Harwyn range, the 63m2 Mega Maxi has been adopted by Huntingtower School for use as a Science and exploration space. The students will be working in the pod to advance their relationship with nature, science and the world around them. Learn more about the project and hear what the school had to say about the exprience of planning through to handover HERE.
Bacchus Marsh Grammar’s new campus Woodlea was in need of music practice spaces to fit in neatly to the brand new school facilities and were delivered in the shortest turn around times to fit in with the opening of the school.
Lauriston Girls’ School needed a solution that would deliver the maximum teaching space on the smallest footprint possible. The Harwyn Music Towers were custom designed to plug into the existing architecture so that access to the top floor could be had via the existing building hallways. We sat down with the Business Manager from Lauriston for a Q&A which you can read HERE to learn about the project from planning through to handover.
The brilliant orange finish on the music room at the school was a bold choice that sits very well and is now part of the landscape at the school. To understand how well the project was recieved by the staff, students and parents, hear what the school Principal had to say HERE.
Mentone Grammar – Mixed Use
For the redevelopment at Mentone Grammar, Harywn Pods have been deployed to ease some of the space pressure being faced by the school. Once the redevelopment is complete, the pods are going to be relocated to a rooftop area in the school for a new and exciting use. Read what the Business Manager from Mentone Grammar has to say about working with Harwyn here.
In the schools own words: “…students and instrumental music teachers alike prefer to use the pods over our existing facilities. As a school, we are very satisfied with the Harwyn Maxi Pods and we would happily recommend the Harwyn team to others.” The Music pods have become very much a part of the landscape and we sat down with the Business Manager from Camberwell Girls Grammar for a Q&A about the pods and their daily use at the school which you can read HERE.
Huntingdale Primary School – Inclusive Space
In the schools own words: “… The Harwyn team are fabulous to work with. They oversee all aspect of the project until its end and ensure that the job is done to meet all of our needs. Our pod is the best building in our school.” You can learn more about this Award Nominated installation HERE.
McKinnon Secondary College – VCE Students Space
In the schools own words: “… We could not be happier with our Harwyn pod. We especially like the desgin and the unobtrusive nature of the pod. It fits very well with the surrounding and existing architecture! We were very impressed by the diligence and competence of the staff from Harwyn.” Hear what the Principal from one of the countrys most successful Government Schools had to say about working directly with Harwyn HERE.
As the music program at the school expands, so to does the need for highly professional music rooms. The school chose finishes that delivered music rooms with high noise insulation values to keep the music inside the rooms allowing for the rest of the school to quietly get on with classes nearby.
Have a look HERE to see what schools just like yours are saying about the Harwyn experience.
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