Dale Christian School, Armadale

In 2011, Ferguson Architects was engaged to prepare a masterplan for the Dale Christian School campus in 5 stages

 

Stage 1 – Administration Additions (2012 / 2013) & four new class rooms (2013 / 2014)

 

Administration Building Additions to accommodate:

 

  • Principal’s Office

  • Deputy Principal’s Office

  • Business Manager’s Office

  • Account’s Office

  • Meeting Room

  • Student Services (including sick bay zone)

  • Archives Room

  • Staff Room (40 staff at present – expected growth to 60 staff members)

  • Staff Toilets (adjacent to staff room & meeting room)

  • Existing Bursar’s office to be converted to Photocopy room

  • Existing Principal’s office to be reduced & canteen expanded (ie Cool Room).

  • Considerations of Fire hydrant positions & water mains access.

 

 Four class rooms to accommodate:

 

  • 2 x Kindy ( 40 students)

  • 2 x Pre-primary (40 students)

  • Toilet & washing facilities

  • Dedicated Kindi Playground: 2.3m2 per child (140m2 for 20 students)

 

Stage 2 – Early Childhood Centre (New Kindergarten & Pre-primary building 2014 / 2015)

  

Stage 3 – Demolition of Existing House and replace with new 2 storey High School buildings

 

High School Buildings:

 

  • 8  GPLAs (26 students per class room)

  • 2 x Science Labs including a science prep room

  • Industrial Arts (Include laundry facilities)

  • Home Economics

  • New Music Room (Larger than existing music room)

  • 2 x Staff Open Plan Offices (3 to 4 staff per office) & Photocopier area

 

Stage 4 – Removal of Middle School transportables and replace with new car park

  • 60 Staff car bays

 

Stage 5 – Four new classrooms as north west extension of Multipurpose Hall

 

General considerations: 

 

  • New vehicle Entry & Exit points ( proposed North East corner of site) 

  • Parallel parking to the south west side of existing Multi-purpose Hall as much as practical 

  • Allow for Temporary parking (50 car bays) until final car park can be constructed 

  • Allow for drop off zone (mainly for high school students)