It is with great enthusiasm that Clonlara School announces its first Campus in Portugal, in Idanha-a-Nova.
Clonlara School – Idanha is a project launched in 2021, developed through the Clonlara Portugal Association.
An international, bilingual school based on “Michigan Academic Standards” (State of Michigan, United States of America), whose licence application includes the admission of students from the 1st to the 12th grade, corresponding to the Youngers, Middles and Olders groups of Clonlara School.
The project is under development and approval by the Ministry of Education in Portugal.
The municipality of Idanha-a-Nova is located in the district of Castelo Branco, in a privileged location, halfway between Lisbon and Madrid.
Idanha-a-Nova is part of the Geopark Naturtejo of Meseta Meridional, a UNESCO World Geopark, integrating the International Parque of Tejo and classified as a City of Music, within the scope of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. It is the 1st Bio-Region in Portugal, being part of the International Network of Bio-Regions.
It is a territory endowed with a unique beauty and a very significant historical and cultural municipal heritage.
The building of the future Clonlara Campus in Idanha-a-Nova is located in an area equipped with several sport facilities and leisure infrastructures, which improve the school’s proposal.
The project includes the rehabilitation of an existing building, an old nightclub, and also consider the increasing of the total area to accomplish the school needs. It is a project designed to include the pedagogical dynamics that define and distinguish the Clonlara School, such as the large and multi-functional classrooms that support the methodologies used with the students.
The interventions in the building will happen in different stages, allowing a comfortable and a progressive opening, complying with the regulations established by the national authorities in Portugal.