The project is broken down into four main sections. The Lusito School, St Martin’s School, A Sports Centre and a retirement village. Below is a breakdown for each section.
The Lusito School will continue its holistic education programme in the new precinct, striving to give differently-abled learners(and their families) the support, tools, therapies and input to live their best lives. The school will play a significant and far-reaching role in equipping each learner for their passage through life with its two distinct channels of input: The Stimulation Centre and TheWorkshop.
These premium facilities, will be fully catered to meet the needs of differently-abled children and will include:
Administration Area, Augmentative & Alternative Communication Centre, Therapy Rooms, Vocational Areas (Young Adults, Intermediate & Senior), Perceptual Area, Stimulation Area, Canteen, Indoor Pool Area, Function Hall, Playground, Extra-Curricular Areas (Pottery and Music) and Parking.
ST MARTIN’S SCHOOL
St Martin’s School plans to open a state-of-the-art STEAM school at the new precinct, embracing the needs of our country in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts andMathematics. Specific focus will be given to each of these fields and the use of technology and artificial intelligence (AI) will be used to enhance learning. Students will not simply be leaving with a certificate in their hands – they will be fully prepared to take on, interact with and thrive in the 4th Industrial Revolution.In fact, the new school presents us with an opportunity to establish an even stronger stream of leaders; leaders who understand that learning is for a lifetime and that they have the power to create and recreate in an ever-changing world. Our ultimate goal is to create a learning environment that is driven by wonder, critique, inquiry and innovation.
The world-class facilities envisioned for the project will cater to a wide range of students’ interests in the call to be academically inclusive and excellent in all areas. In helping our students to reach their full potential it is important to offer a healthy balance between academics, the arts and sports.
Facilities will include:
Administration Block, Studios (Drama, Music, Science, Biology,Art, EGD), Multiple Classrooms, School Hall, Pavilion, Junior & Main Sports Pavilion, Tennis Courts, Aquatic Centre, AstroTurf, Residential Housing, Male & Female Boarding Facilities and Parking.
Fully-equipped, cutting-edge IT and Science laboratories.
State-of-the-art Visual & Dramatic Arts learning facilities.
- Water Polo & Swimming
- Rugby & Touch Rugby
- And a variety of other niche sports.
The Centre will bring into effect a number the project’s key objectives including:
Making sport accessible to differently-abled children of school-going age (helping them to grow into well-rounded, confident, healthy, happy individuals).
Talent identification and development in the high performance arena.
Boosting transformation in sport by offering disadvantaged communities access to facilities and training through sponsorships.
The fostering of co-operation and team work through sportIt will be a self-sustaining business with paying members, however, a great emphasis will be placed on sponsored membership for disadvantaged individuals.
The Sports Centre at the new precinct will be on a par with state-of-the-art international facilities and will include a full Gymnasium, an indoor area where Basketball, Netball and the like can be played, anAquatic Centre, Polo Pool, ‘Learn to Swim’ Pool, Change & AblutionsFacilities, Spectator Seating, Coffee Shop, Administration Office &Plant Room, Two Pavilions with capacity for 350 people each, fourMulti-Courts, one AstroTurf Field, one Junior Soccer Field and oneCricket Pitch – with space for additional Indoor Soccer Fields.
The Association plans to develop a Retirement Village as an integral part of its vision of holistic human upliftment. The comprehensive facility will provide care, crucial services and support to the elderly, including meeting essential needs such as accommodation and life rights, the provision of meals, medical facilities (including frail care), as well as, community-building opportunities and recreational activities. It will have two branches – a profitable arm with paying residents to ensure the sustainability of the facility, and a donor-funded arm reaching out to those who cannot afford the services.
The Full-Service Facilities will cater to the unique needs of the elderly and will include: Administration Areas, Frail Care Units & Ancillary, Medical Suites, Nursing Station, Kitchen, Recreational Area, Library, Hairdressing/Barber, Prayer Room, Gym, Restaurant/Canteen, Lounge, Laundry Service and ConvenienceShop, 80 Apartments, 22 Frail Care Units, 16 Town Houses, 11 Houses and Parking.