Burton Multicultural Community School Early Learning Centre
On 8 May 2012 the South Australian Chapter visited Burton Birth to Year 7 School where an early learning centre has recently been completed.
SA Vice President Deb Aukland from Brown Falconer was the architect who led the team who created this delightful place. Brown Falconer Interior Designers worked closely with Preschool Director Kate Drew on internal colour selections and Kate and Preschool staff sourced and selected furniture. The integrated landscape design was designed by Tara Graham Cochrane from DesignWell in close consultation with Preschool staff and Brown Falconer, demonstrating the benefits of an integrated approach across the design professions.
The Principal, Wayne Dobbins and his dedicated staff have worked assiduously to create a community hub which engages with its local community, is technology rich, well equipped, well maintained and welcoming to children, parents and the broader community.
The onsite early learning centre is part of the SA Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) policy to provide a “one stop shop” in which children and young people are at the centre of everything it does.