Parmarbrook proudly attended the groundbreaking ceremony of The University of Cambridge Primary School on Friday which marked the start of construction works by Willmott Dixon.

The unique circular building, designed by Marks Barfield Architects, incorporates innovative classroom clusters, all with direct access to the outside; flexible teaching rooms; shared learning streets; communal areas and covered outdoor learning spaces, all within a rich stimulating landscape.

The school will create a democratic, optimum learning environment that meets the educational needs of the children and the overall vision of the school as a world-leading education research facility.

Vishal Borhara, Project Director at Parmarbrook said We are delighted to be involved in the first primary-level university training school in the UK. It is a flagship part of the scheme and will be the first building in operation as part of the overall development.’’

The three-form entry primary school will serve the future community of the £1bn North West Cambridge Development and a local catchment when it opens in late 2015.