Lagos council is completing the last of the cycle of the upgrading and expansion of the school system with the construction of the new EB1 + JI da Luz School in Praia da Luz.
The construction of the new primary school for the 1st Cycle with a pre-school, started at the end of May, as part of a project contracted for € 3,048,020.31 (plus VAT). A date for the completion of the project has not been confirmed but it is hoped it will be open for September 2021.
The school establishment is being built on a parcel of municipal land with an area of 17,766 m2, located near the Espiche-Luz road link. The building will have eight classrooms spread over two floors and will also have a kitchen, cafeteria, multipurpose room, library, teachers room, room for the non-teaching staff, parents’ office, changing rooms and facilities health and support.
Outside, the school will be equipped with a multi-sports facility, a covered playground and another discovery, a zone for playing games, traditional gardens, a pedagogical garden, green spaces and parking. All areas of the outdoor playground will be interconnected by ramps, ensuring accessibility without barriers.
The construction of this new school will allow an increase in the number of classrooms, both pre-school and 1st cycle in the municipality, and improve the network throughout the parish.