General learning space

These areas can utilise any of the learning modes, including both teacher centred and student centred approaches, and range from single class use to larger spaces that can support multiple classes. This is where the core of the learning might take place.

Indoor

Concertina doors turning two separate classrooms into one shared learning space with several rectangle tables and chairs.
Riverbank Public School classroom – flexible walls enable learning space to be enlarged when needed.
Cloud shaped writable surface tables with soft ottoman seating and stackable soft blocks seating with small individual writable surface tables
Killarney Heights Public School classroom – variety of flexible furniture provides students with choice in their learning space.
Several students sitting at high benches working on laptops and a few students lying on stacked soft blocks reading books
Killarney Heights Public School classroom – variety of furniture enables students to select the most appropriate space for their learning style and task.
Students collaborating around a cloud shaped writable surface table with the top flipped vertically to act as a whiteboard
Killarney Heights Public School classroom – writable surfaces that flip enable work to become presentation.
 Students split into 6 working groups around the classroom, using a combination of writable surface tables, colourful ottoman seating and stackable soft blocks furniture.Two mobile storage cupboards with whiteboard backs act as deviders between the working groups in the centre of the room
Killarney Heights Public School classroom – flexible furniture enables space to support multiple working groups.
Students working at four writable surface segment tables grouped together to make a circle
Killarney Heights Public School classroom – writable surface enhance collaboration and creative thinking.
 Round table with writable surface and curved ottoman bench seating. Wraparound high bench at the back of the bench with stools
Ramsgate Public School general learning space – round tables help to facilitate discussion and collaboration.
Two classrooms opened with concertina doors to create large space. Students working in a variety of work areas including round tables with curved bench ottoman seating with high wraparound benches and stools, modular table sets and assorted soft seating options
Ramsgate Public School general learning space – variety in work areas allows for student choice to suit their needs and task.
Connecting arc tables to make one large circle with students and teacher seated around for guided learning
Ermington West Public School classroom – round spaces enable groups of different sizes to gather with an expert.
Curved, colourful ottoman style seating with low backs and seating on both sides
Ermington West Public School classroom – variety of seating enables choice in student learning space.
Multiple round whiteboard tables with coloured plastic chairs
Ermington West Public School classroom – writable surfaces enhance collaboration and creative thinking.
Three students leaning on mobile storage cupboard with soft top, reading their books
Ermington West Public School classroom – multipurpose storage increases efficient use of available learning space.
Three students seated in colourful booth seating with round table
Ermington West Public School classroom – booth seating encourages collaboration and group work.
Two students seated on wobble bottom stools at a round table
Ermington West Public School classroom – student choice in seating can increase engagement and productivity.
Arc table with writable surface on colourful rug with five wobble bottom stools
Ermington West Public School classroom – curved tables support guided learning and intimate grouping.
 High bench tables with stools stored underneath
Carlton South Public School classroom – tables at different heights enable choice for students to stand or sit throughout their learning.
 Lounge seat with colourful rug and multiple beanbags
Carlton South Public School classroom – a variety of soft seating allow for informal learning space to gather as a small group or individually.
 Low square table with writable surface and coloured cushions for seating
Carlton South Public School classroom – simple furniture can provide flexible collaboration spaces.
Large, round floor cushions with semi-circle lap pads for writing and mobile technology use
Carlton South Public School classroom – soft seating and lap pads can support individuals who prefer informal seating to learn.
 mobile furniture and technology can enable the space to be arranged in multiple ways to support different learning modes.
Harbord Public School – mobile furniture and technology can enable the space to be arranged in multiple ways to support different learning modes.
sliding glass walls can enlarge the general learning space
Harbord Public School – sliding glass walls can enlarge the general learning space.
sliding glass walls can enlarge the general learning space
Harbord Public School – sliding glass walls can enlarge the general learning space.
Assorted settings in a classroom space including multi-toned arrow head shaped tables joined together to create grouped zones with colourful plastic chairs. Round tables and individual tables with soft ottoman seating
Tanilba Bay Public School general learning space – writable surfaces encourage collaboration and creative thinking.

Outdoor

Students using varied furniture settings including desk and chair, rubber kneeling pads and cushioned milk crates.
Brisbania Public School – outdoor learning space.
Assorted tables including round and standard classroom tables. Assorted seating including rubber kneeling pads, colourful cushions on milk crates and standard classroom chairs
Brisbania Public School – outdoor learning space.
Large fixed umbrellas shading curved concrete bench seating surrounded by large concrete plant pots
Anzac Park Public School – seating and shade can enable learning space outdoors.
Large open area with artificial turf, bench seating around the perimeter and large umbrellas providing centre shade
Anzac Park Public School – furniture, colour and shade can create a welcoming outdoor learning space.
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