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Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School, Stratford

Outdoor space is maximised and interior visibility enhanced by internal screens and large windows

Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School.
Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School. Credit: Dennis Gilbert

RIBA London Regional Award winner 2021


Penoyre & Prasad for David Ross Education Trust
Contract value: £27m 
GIA: 9,250m2
Cost per m2: £2,919

Set within the Olympic Park, the school is positioned along the site’s northern boundary to maximise south-facing external play space. The first-floor assembly and sports halls provide further covered outdoor space beneath, and rear roof terraces give views over London. Interior rooms are organised along a ‘street’ with visibility enhanced by internal screens and glazing; large windows provide a sense of openness. The palette of two-tone brick slips, and deep aluminium window reveals with bright yellow accents, creates a distinctive identity. Community accessible facilities such as the sports hall and fitness suite are fitted with a lift suitable for parasports teams.

  • Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School.
    Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School. Credit: Dennis Gilbert
  • Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School.
    Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School. Credit: Dennis Gilbert
  • Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School.
    Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School. Credit: Dennis Gilbert
  • Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School.
    Bobby Moore Academy Secondary School. Credit: Dennis Gilbert
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