Grounds & Facilities

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Grounds & Facilities

At Box Hill North, learning starts with our 3 Year Old Kindergarten where children actively engage in an inquiry-based approach designed to promote curious minds.  Our kinder is situated at the very heart of our learning environment and prepares learners for the seamless transition into the primary setting.

 

Spacious and well maintained grounds support an inclusive approach with value placed on the wellbeing and social connection of our students. Key features include:

  • Kindergarten for 3 and 4 year old’s with interactive play space
  • Junior and middle school learning centre
  • Senior learning centre
  • Edible garden, orchard and extensive chicken run
  • Community pizza oven
  • Library
  • English as additional language resource centre
  • Gymnasium
  • Performing arts centre
  • Visual arts studio
  • Out of school hours care facilities (inclusive of kinder aged students)

Box Hill North is supported by a connected, passionate and committed School Council who continuously look for new and innovative ways to improve our learning environment.  We are currently in the process of implementing a Master Plan; professionally designed by current parents, with intent to provide our students the best access to a quality educational experience.  Key principles of the Master Plan include:

  • Introduction of a central spine to unite all key spaces of school and kindergarten, providing way finding and clarity
  • Enhancing flow between indoor and outdoor areas with verandahs and decks
  • Integration of verandahs and decks with ramps to address level changes and create play and learning opportunities
  • An array of outdoor areas for a variety of play and learning experiences
  • Open up centralised space to create the ‘heart’ of the school and kindergarten
  • Reconfiguration of corridors and general purpose classrooms to create learning commons and more adaptable learning spaces
  • Connection of indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Redevelopment of main entrance
  • Increase number of general purpose classrooms for future growth
  • Reorientation of administration area to central spine
  • Improvement to building performance by upgrading glazing, insulation, ventilation and lighting

Learn About Our Grounds & Facilities Master Plan in the Video Below

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