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Sumner School – Master planning journey

While every school’s build process is unique, there are common elements that all schools will experience as they engage in property development. Stuart Cameron, principal of Sumner School shares his school’s experiences through the master planning and design phases of their property development.

Master planning

Design phases

School design team

Design review team

Engaging with whānau and community

Authentic student engagement throughout the rebuild

Ngāi Tahutanga

Role of leadership

Building project on an existing school site

Support from Grow Waitaha

Additional resources