Jesmond Public School
Just 9.5 kilometres from the heart of bustling Newcastle, Jesmond Public School caters for primary students up to Year 6. Typical of suburban areas whose origins can be traced back to 1880’s, the Jesmond area is tightly knit as a community, and geographically. In need of additional learning space, the Jesmond Public School contacted Felton Industries for advice on utilising their limited outdoor areas.
After reviewing the area available for an outdoor setting installation, we recommended two of our 4-sided Pedestal Park Settings. Designed to maximise seating capacity and table surface area in tight spaces, the 4-sided Pedestal Park Settings were the ideal complement to the small area available immediately outside of the Year 6 classroom. Providing comfortable seating for up to 8 people, the setting is ideal for encouraging interaction – a key element of group learning. Constructed from 20% more premium Australian aluminium than competitive settings, the 4-sided Pedestal Park Setting is engineered with welded joints for maximum strength, an essential quality where the safety of children is involved.
And, being powder coated in vibrant blue, the settings create a welcoming area that draws an enthusiastic lunchtime crowd between outdoor learning sessions.
According to Brad Bannister, the Relieving Principal at Jesmond Public School, “Thanks to these fabulous additions to our school, our Year 6 students have an outdoor learning space directly outside their classroom. This makes a vital difference given that our school site is so small.”