We have two separate libraries for Junior and Senior Sections, with both reference and lending facilities. The resources include text books, extra reading materials, study guides, teaching guides, marking schemes, past papers, magazines, periodicals, newspapers, dictionaries, biographies, posters, CDs, fictions and non fictions. The Text Books and Fictions alone add up to over 15,000.
Computer Education Facilities
Both IT Education and IT for Education have become very important today and we have done our best to empower out students in both aspects. Computer Laboratories: There are two fully-fledged, Air Conditioned computer laboratories with all the multimedia facilities, Internet and email facilities. Both students and teachers have access to computers for study and lesson preparation purposes. Parents have access to our website to monitor the progress/performance of their children.
Science Teaching Facilities
Practical exposure forms the backbone of Science Education and we at Lyceum have ensured that students have sufficient access to practical sessions. Science Laboratories: There are fully equipped Science Laboratories for Physics, Chemistry and Biology, which are updated with new equipment, apparatus and material. These laboratories are used for Cambridge Examination Science Practical Sessions also.
Cambridge Examination Center
Lyceum International School - Gampaha, has been accredited as a Cambridge Examination Centre, where Cambridge Ordinary Level and Advanced Level Examinations are held through the British Council.
There are several subjects in the curriculum related to Aesthetic Education and Aesthetic Education also helps the student develop important human qualities and feelings. At Lyceum, all facilities and resources are in place for a complete and wide spread Aesthetic Education. We have two Western Music Rooms, one Eastern Music Room, and an Art Room for students to learn and practice.
Other Learning Facilities
Special Learning areas, supported by basic facilities greatly encourage and improve students’ learning in specific subjects. At Lyceum Gampaha, in addition to the facilities mentioned above for Science and Aesthetic Subjects, there are separate rooms for effective learning of many other subjects; Electronics Room: Electronics Room is equipped to teach the related subjects and do practical more effectively. Cookery Room: The cookery room is fully equipped for the students to learn the subject. Religion Rooms: The two religion rooms facilitate the teaching of the religion subjects for respective students simultaneously.
Sports / Extracurricular Facilities
A balanced growth and total development are important ingredients in moulding the personality of the child. Sports and extracurricular activities play a major role in this respect. We, at Lyceum, have a qualified and experienced staff in the Sports Department, and have all the capacity and facilities for around 26 games/sports/extracurricular activities. Some of the facilities include the Cricket Net, the 25-Meter Swimming Pool, Tennis/Basketball/Netball Courts, Table Tennis Room, and the ground adequate for Cricket, Football and Athletic practices etc.
Ensuring the health and safety of students is of uppermost importance in a school. We have taken all the measures to take care of this requirement. The Medical Center: Two nurses are available in the medical center, with essential facilities, to attend to the needs of the students and any emergencies. And, there are arrangements and steps in the school to ensure hygiene and safe & healthy environment throughout the school.
Catering to the Special Education Needs of Students is a vital function of General Education. At Lyceum, Gampaha, two Resource Rooms are available for Students with Special Education Needs under the guidance of a special staff. The school provides support to the students who require assistance through the Learning Support Unit (LSU)
Students have to come out of their classrooms and gather or assemble to participate in many events or functions. Likewise, they need a place to exhibit their talents and do performances. Meeting Halls: We have three large meeting halls – Aeolian Hall, Aeolian Hall (New) in the fifth floor, and the Bellerophon Hall in the third floor. These spacious and airy halls greatly facilitate the convening of meetings/ assemblies and the staging of various school performances and functions. Conference Hall: Our conference hall is a very useful facility, when we conduct various programmes for students and teachers. Video, audio and multimedia facilities are made available in all the halls, during functions.
Other General Facilities
These include the general canteen/cafeteria, safe drinking water dispensers, the bookshop, the general Play Ground, Kiddies Playground, telephone facility for students whenever needed, two buses for transportation / school educational trips etc. All the sections and Departments are amply staffed to look into all the aspects of student care, safety and development.