Bahrain Indian School opens new campus
Manama, February 28, 2014
The Indian School Bahrain, one of the biggest schools in the kingdom, opened its new junior campus in Riffa yesterday.
The Indian School Bahrain's new state-of-the-art facility has been built on 40,000 sq m of land costing BD2.5 million ($6.6 million), reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi opened the new campus in the presence of Riffa Sports Club president Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalid Al Khalifa, Indian Ambassador Dr Mohan Kumar and other senior government officials.
The new campus consists of six blocks of three storey buildings with 102 class rooms, 15 toilets, a 600sqm multipurpose hall, two prayer rooms, seven staff rooms, two computer labs, two science labs, an art room, music room, two first aid rooms as well as offices for principal, vice principal, academic supervisor, administrative office, a library, five canteens, a car parking that fits 203 vehicles and 50 bus parking space.
At maximum capacity the school will be able to accommodate 4,500 junior students being taught by 160 teachers.
School officials are now working on completing procedures for a university, which has already been built on the same campus, the report added.-TradeArabia News Service