‘525’ is the current address for the old caretaker’s house which is based at Rockingham Junior and Infant school. So the aim of the project is the renovation of the building.
The main aim of the project is to turn the house into a provision for their children with SEMH difficulties or some of our most vulnerable children as a nurturing base. The project is large scale and will involve quite a lot of work as the building is currently derelict. After the first meeting they had representatives from the Police, Council, Church, Community, Teachers, Parents and Children they discussed how they can work towards the 2030 global goals through the use of the site.
All ideas came from all stakeholders, everyone had a common goal of working towards competency one, a vision for a better world. They discussed many problems/issues and potential solutions for some of the problems in their local community. Such as crime, vandalism, burglary, gangs, road safety, internet safety, environmental issues, damage etc.
Their Social Innovation practitioner and Architect Ben Liddle will begin to design and build a model of the house with the children, they will be looking at the safety of the site, layout and necessities such as toilets, kitchen and different spaces/zones for the children to use.
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