Our much-anticipated new building, The School of Science and Sport, was officially opened to pupils and staff on
Thursday by The Right Honourable Sir Nicholas Soames, former MP for Mid Sussex and former Minister for the
Armed Forces. Reflecting the College's forward-thinking approach to education, the pioneering building, designed by world-renowned Dutch architects OMA, offers our pupils an inspiring, exciting and collaborative workspace.
The building boasts 18 university-standard laboratories, a cinema-style auditorium linked up to science departments
across the globe, and break out spaces for research and study - all designed to inspire our pupils in the study of
A range of world-class sports facilities are suited to players of all sports and abilities. These include a dedicated strength and conditioning suite, a 25-metre swimming pool, a double-height sports hall with basketball court, a running track, and a dance studio.
We're very proud of the new building, and incredibly thankful to everyone who played a part in its conception and creation. Pupils began lessons in the building last week and after watching the building being constructed over the past two years, it was delightful to see it filled with busy, happy pupils.
After the official launch, journalists around the world have published a range of pieces exploring the philosophy and intention behind the design of this remarkable building. If you'd like to read some of these pieces, follow the links below: