Our campuses seek to provide a holistic, carefully structured learning, social and play environment. We strive to provide interior and exterior spaces that are vibrant and encourage self-expression by our children.
Our new Bencoolen Campus is thoughtfully designed to facilitate an enriching curriculum for our children. A sanctuary for self-discovery and learning, the spaces are also planned to complement our teaching and learning approach.
The interior space of NAFA Arts Preschool (Bencoolen Campus) stresses open layouts and glass windows to provide visual interconnectivity. Classroom walls have glass panels and children-access passageways, creating opportunities for interplay and interactions between different classes, as well as to create new opportunities for teaching and learning. Children can peer into others’ classrooms while being observed at their own work. A more open, transparent design also provides greater line of sight for teachers inside and outside of the classrooms.
The open dining area is a main gathering and communal space that can hold up to 50 children. Dedicated spaces have been set aside for the arts programmes, including an atelier for visual art, a dance studio and a music studio.
Careful thought has also been given to the colour scheme throughout the 10,580 square feet space. The colour schemes are designed to enhance learning for different age groups. Clean, fresh neutral colours have been chosen for the walls, complemented with uplifting accent colours to highlight fun and play areas.
We are pleased that the Bencoolen Campus has received recognition from the industry for its outstanding design:
12th Annual International Design Awards, Los Angeles, USA
Silver Award | Interior Design - Institutional Category
Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA) 2018
Recognised and endorsed by International Federation of Interior Architects/ Designers (IFI)
Gold Award | Public Institutions Category
Asia Design Prize 2018
Bronze Award | Space/ Architecture Category
The 3,530 sqm grounds at East Coast Campus offer open spaces for playgrounds, classrooms and arts studios. The two single-storey buildings promote a community atmosphere, with many interactions between students and teachers.