Rainscreen Cladding | Inspiration for Schools, Colleges and Universities

Hessle High School - Optima TFC Rainscreen

Bring your school, college, academy or university to life with a vast range of rainscreen cladding systems, materials and finishes.

From flying angles and oblique lines that echo the external space of the school or university building (see Evelyn Grace Academy below) to diamond-patterned stainless steel in bright, eye-catching colours such as purple aluminum panels (see Enterprise South Liverpool Academy below), our team of designers engineers and project manager can work with you to develop the unique look you want.


Call our Technical Hotline (0191 587 9213) and an expert will advise you on the best system, material and finish for your individual project.

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Want to learn more about our systems, materials and finishes? Click on a material below and we’ll show you the system and finish options for that material. You’ll also see a wider range of case studies for inspiration.

Testing / Warranty

Sotech’s commitment to authentic engineering capability has been witnessed over several years in the testing of products as they are being developed.


From the earliest designs of the Sotech Optima solid aluminium cassette rainscreen system, Optima TFC, tested at BRE, Garston for wind serviceability and safety, air permeability and water penetration for Erie Basin, Manchester project.

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All certificates are available on request.

Speak to an expert

If you require advice with design detail, assistance with a specification or to discuss your project in detail contact our technical department who have over 35 years experience in the construction industry. The team is on hand to provide knowledge and support at every stage of your project.