The circulation routes through a school are the main arteries taking pupils, staff and visitors to particular areas. Functionality is key and their primary purpose is to create safe and easy navigation around the school. These spaces have a wider role to play in the social aspect of school life, as they form the spine of any school and are social spaces in their own right.
These are areas where children develop their interpersonal skills and they also perform important display and communication tasks. Illumination of wall surfaces is as important here as in the classroom.