Conclusão da E.S. Fontes Pereira de Melo, Porto


Completion of Fontes Pereira de Melo secondary school in Porto

The refurbishment of Fontes Pereira de Melo secondary school in Porto falls within the framework of Parque Escolar. This contract has been undertaken by a joint venture between FCC Construcción (Ramalho Rosa Cobetar’s shareholder), DST, Graviner and Casimiro Ribeiro.

The intervention projects follows the guidelines set out in the Programme for the Modernisation of Secondary Schools and the new requirements under the school education Project, contemporary teaching/learning models and current parameters for environmental quality and energy efficiency.

The refurbished school has new teaching spaces with 33 classrooms, including ICT rooms, drawing classrooms and specialised spaces for visual and plastic arts; it also has mechanical, electro-technical and electronics workshops, and five laboratories with their respective prep rooms. It also has new socio-educational support spaces and areas for management and administration, with a secretary’s office and head teacher’s room. Besides these new areas, the school has general support spaces including kitchens, a completely new bar and cafeteria, and a school shop. The sports areas have also been completely refurbished.