Canaan Lane Primary School Nursery

The new Canaan Lane primary school and nursery was opened in 2022.

  • A neutrally decorated room with wooden floor and furnishings, sofas and stool by the window and a table and chairs are by the door.
  • a grassy area with four trees in front of the school building. Toys and activity equipment are positioned under the trees.
  • A neutrally decorated playroom, white walls and light wood flooring and furnishings
  • A neutrally decorated playroom, white walls and light wood flooring and furnishings

Holmes Miller were appointed by the Council to create designs for the new primary school and nursery. The buildings have been designed to promote independent, child led learning and play and meet the area metric set by the capital investment grant. 

The designs incorporate lessons learned from the 2014 ELC expansion from 475 hours to 600 hours, the Council’s operational requirements, regulatory requirements from the Care Inspectorate and the Scottish Government’s Early Learning Childcare design guidance ‘Space to Grow’.

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