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Avonhead School – Our journey through refurbishment

Avonhead School was the first large school in Canterbury to be redeveloped following the announcement of the Ministry of Education’s Christchurch earthquake renewal package for schools in 2013. Over three years it has undergone a three stage building project, resulting in new learning environments for teachers and students.

Principal Charles Levings shares the school’s journey through the building project and the highlights and challenges of being there from the start of this process.

Vision informing design

Collaborative teaching and learning

Being responsive and inclusive

Challenges during the building process

Highlights during the building process