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Lemonwood Grove School – An emerging culture and curriculum

The design of Te Uru Tarata / Lemonwood Grove School has been heavily influenced by research carried out by educator Dr. Julia Atkin and interior designer Mary Featherstone on Innovative Learning Environments. 

Stephenson and Turner, the New Zealand architectural firm that designed the school created smaller, more personalised learning settings within the large ‘learning landscapes’. The new learning environment reflects the school’s belief statement:

“We believe that by providing a landscape of possibilities, people will connect and ideas will flow in challenging, collaborative and creative ways.”

Establishing a strong school–community culture

Vision, values, and beliefs

An emerging curriculum