School Facilities & Visual Tour

 

 

General Gardens and Grounds Early Years Centre  Junior School Shared Spaces Senior School

 

JuniorIn recent years the School has been involved in a series of construction projects designed to both renovate existing infrastructure and to create new learning spaces that are coherent with the needs of 21st century education. The Early Years Centre was completed in 2010 – and still draws attention to the light, airy and “transparent” environment created for young learners. In 2012 a second floor was added to the Eastern Wing of Junior. These specialist learning spaces (Science, IT, Art and Music) follow this theme of a more expansive and open education.

 

During the summer holidays of 2013-4, the lower floor of this same building has been completely remodelled – with astounding results. Students of F5 and F6 will enjoy state of the art facilities from March 2014. The bridge, providing direct access to Senior school facilities in two buildings and, symbolically, finally uniting the two “schools”, was formally inaugurated in May 2014.


The completion of the reconstruction of this wing signals a “pause” in the building cycle. Surely, there will be the need for the refurbishment of existing facilities, the need to respond to changing educational demands. Equally, however, it is time that construction took a seat a little further back in favour of consolidating and renewing the School’s educational programmes. 

  • General

     



    VIRTUAL TOUR  -  COMING SOON!

    Located in the suburbs of Montevideo, in the residential area of Carrasco, the School site (10 Hectares) encompasses the Senior School, Junior School, Early Years Centre (EYC), ICT Suite, Auditorium (seating capacity 420), Cafeteria, Sports House, Pavilion, Playing Fields, Hockey, Rugby, Football pitches, a synthetic Hockey pitch, outdoor Tennis Courts, Basketball Court, Gymnasium (1654m2) and Open Air Swimming Pool.

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  • Gardens and Grounds

     

    Over a period that spans more than 20 years, the landscape of The British Schools has gradually been transformed from its rather basic beginnings of tree plantation into the magnificent splendour of the gardens and grounds that the School community shares today. Such a transformation does not come about without an incredible amount of careful planning, preparation, hard work, and TLC (Tender Loving Care). All of which requires thoughtful guidance and expert advice, as well as the commitment of a dedicated team of individuals. This commitment does not only extend to the task itself but also to encouraging awareness about the importance of protecting our green spaces.

    The results of this very British tradition of ‘gardening’ are simply spectacular. The vibrant mix of colours, textures, and scents, are a real treat for the senses. Whether for study, work, sports and recreation, family gatherings or visits from members of the wider community, these meticulously cared for School facilities are enjoyed by everyone.

    As autumn gradually gives way to winter the evergreens maintain their hues and provide some welcome shelter from the prevailing winds.

    Panorama

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  • Early Years Centre

    The Early Years Centre provides facilities for students in Kinder and Prep. Designed with the future needs of the youngest students in mind, the facilities include classrooms with differentiated learning centres, an age-appropriate multimedia projection centre, and a hall/mini theatre with ample space for collaborative work, a psychomotricity area, a Library, an art studio and many other child-friendly “nooks” to arouse curiosity, creativity and encourage positive interaction, through play.

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  • Junior School

     

    The Junior School provides facilities for students from Form 1 to Form 6. In addition to the classrooms, the facilities include a Library Resource Centre with its own ICT suite; a fully-equipped ICT Department/Suite with dedicated ICT classrooms. The Music Department has sound proofed facilities with rooms that convert into one space for larger gatherings. The Junior Hall situated on the ground floor can accommodate over 400 students is used for a wide variety of activities, including weekly assemblies and School plays There is also a Staff Room and Administration offices.

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  • Shared Spaces

    There are additional learning spaces for ICT, Science, Art and Music, located in the East Wing of the Junior Buildings, shared by students in both Junior and Senior.

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  • Senior School

    The Senior School provides facilities for students from 1st Year to 6th Year Liceo. In addition to classrooms, these facilities include a Library Resource Centre, ICT Labs, Mobile Device Labs, Science Labs, Music Room, Technical Drawing Room, Visual Arts Room as well as a Multi-Purpose Room. The Auditorium - with a seating capacity for approximately 410 - provides a space for a wide variety of uses. Although located adjacent to the Senior buildings, the Auditorium facilities are enjoyed by all students School-wide. There is also a Snack Shop on the ground floor in the Senior building. additional student break-out spaces, a Staff Room and Administration offices.

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