Lancing College website

Lancing College is a family of schools that offers children from nursery to eighteen years a wonderful journey of discovery and inspiration. Lancing College was founded in the mid 1800's by Nathanial Woodard, and was the first of the Woodard family of schools. Today the college is a vibrant and creative place offering a broad range of learning opportunities. Lancing also includes two prep schools locally and and busy development office. 

The brief

Lancing College is the umbrella brand for several different parts of the organisation. With off-site prep schools, the Chapel, a thriving Development Office and even a school shop, Lancing College has lots to offer and the old site was making it difficult for users to see the big picture! Steeped in history, the brief was to represent The College as a modern, forward-thinking place to learn with values and traditions stemming from it's foundation.

The design brief was to deliver a website design that was modern with a hint to the past and user experience that could cope with the varying parts of the college. 

The solution

Oyster worked with the Lancing College team to establish a new sitemap that carefully positioned the different parts of the organisation within an easy-to-use navigation. Once agreed, the design team developed a style that reflected the College's heritage, but within a clean, moderns design. The new website is fully content managed and allows the College team to update images, text and much more. 

Some key features include the interactive map linked with Google Maps to allow the user to explore the campus and a 'joining Lancing' tool, which customises the joining process content to the user's specific requirements. This tool has received great feedback, as it makes the process really transparent for potential student's parents.

Lancing College
Year 2017
Design, User Experience, Technology.