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Session 3: Interiors - Lighting, Acoustics & FFE

08 Feb 2023

Why should we optimise the acoustic environment for SEND students? Shane Cryer, Concept Developer - Education, Saint Gobain Ecophon

This presentation will discuss the why’s and how’s of the acoustic learning environment for SEND students, stating evidence from accredited research with practical design examples to comply with BB93 Acoustic Design of Schools.

Designing for diversity: lighting for special educational needs - Dr Shelley James, Age of Light Innovations & Iain Macrae

SEN schools need to support a wide range of needs from visual impairment to extreme photosensitivity and processing difficulties. Dr Shelley James will review the underlying causes of these sensitivities at different ages and lighting strategies that actively contribute to delivering an outstanding learning environment for all. 

Tailoring the FFE provision for SEND Environments
Andrew Ball, Project Director, Pinnacle

Understanding the day-to-day demands of SEND spaces and how to tailor DFE FFE specifications to accommodate a variety of therapy models and cohorts that will remain fit for purpose for future demands

Shane Cryer, Education Lead - Saint-Gobain Ecophon
Dr Shelley James - Age of Light Innovations Group
Iain Macrae - lighting design, consultancy, training and thought leadership
Andrew Ball, Lead Project Consultant, SEN/ASN Specialist - Pinnacle



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